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HER Number:MDV50267
Name:Cairn at end of alignment south-west of Black Tor

Summary

Largest of three cairns, 6 metres from south-west end of alignment. Measures 9 metres by 4 metres by 0.8 metres high. Partially underlies field boundary.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 569 713
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/102/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 22290

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV243478.

Vis=8/10/1990 (ancient monuments) largest of 3 cairns, 6m from sw end of alignment.9m by 4m by 0.8m high. Partially underlies field boundary (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV243481.

Des=mpp/130681.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV243482.

Gerrard, s. /meavy valley archaeology/1(1997)/in pf.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV243483.

Gerrard, s. /meavy valley archaeology/4(1997)7,12;fig 6,7/in pf.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Butler, J., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West (Monograph). SDV137656.

Environment Agency WMS, 1998-2016, LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution) (Cartographic). SDV360208.

Visible.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording forms, WLK-94 (Worksheet). SDV362781.

Visited 23/11/2019. Overall condition good. Photo taken.

Various, 2018-2019, PALs Condition Recording photographs, WLK-94 (Photograph). SDV363073.

Photo looking 180° showing grass/moss cover with outcrops of gorse and bracken.

Historic England, 2019, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV362730.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV137656Monograph: Butler, J.. 1994. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Three - The South-West. Three. Paperback Volume.
SDV243478Report - Survey: AM.
SDV243481Migrated Record:
SDV243482Migrated Record:
SDV243483Migrated Record:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital.
SDV360208Cartographic: Environment Agency WMS. 1998-2016. LiDAR DTM data JPEG image (1m resolution). Environment Agency LiDAR data. Digital. [Mapped feature: #123070 ]
SDV362730National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2019. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV362781Worksheet: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording forms. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-94.
SDV363073Photograph: Various. 2018-2019. PALs Condition Recording photographs. PALs Condition Assessment Project Forms. Digital. WLK-94.

Associated Monuments

MDV50268Related to: Cairn at end of alignment south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV50151Related to: Small cairn at end of alignment south-west of Black Tor (Monument)
MDV4994Related to: Stone row 220 meters south-west of Black Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7521 - Survey of Stanlake prehistoric stone row

Date Last Edited:Nov 25 2019 3:05PM