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HER Number:MDV50268
Name:Cairn at end of alignment south-west of Black Tor

Summary

Cairn at the end of a double stone alignment. Mound measures 5 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres high. A central hollow, 1.5 metres by 1 metre by 0.2 metres deep suggests partial early excavation or robbing.

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/102/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 22290

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=8/10/1992 (gerrard) cairn at the end of a double stone alignment. Mound measures 5m in diameter and 0.5m high. A central hollow, 1.5m by 1m by 0.2m deep suggests partial early excavation or robbing (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV243548.

Des=mpp/130682.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV243550.

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

Gerrard, S., 1999, Meavy Valley Archaeology. Interim Report for 1997, 10-11, fig 3 (Article in Serial). SDV225919.

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 350° showing grass/moss cover with outcrops of gorse.

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

At the south-western end of the stone alignment are three cairns.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV225919Article in Serial: Gerrard, S.. 1999. Meavy Valley Archaeology. Interim Report for 1997. Meavy Valley Archaeology. A4 Stapled + Digital. 10-11, fig 3.
SDV243548Migrated Record:
SDV243550Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
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

MDV50267Related 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 3:07PM