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HER Number:MDV5082
Name:Cairn south-west of Lower Hartor Tor


Cairn with large hollow in centre. Diameter 10m, height 1.5m. Lower hatter tor. On the slope there is a cairn which has been broken into (worth).


Grid Reference:SX 601 672
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/7
  • Old SAM County Ref: 507
  • Old SAM Ref: 10680

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

RCHME, CITING OS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144518.

Vis=12/9/1978 (os) a fine heather-covered cairn situated on a slight s slope at 360m od. Measurements as given by os 1950 (rchme, citing os).

GRINSELL AND TRAHAIR, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV153839.

Vis=18/9/1974 (grinsell and trahair) cairn hollow towards centre, on sw edge of enclosing hut group. Diameter 11.5m, height 1.0m.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV250939.

Vis=-/10/1961 (ancient monuments) cairn on south west corner of an enclosure with 3 - 4 huts inside.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV250941.

Vis=recorded (rchm app 1985).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV250943.

Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) diam 11m, height 1m (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250944.

Worth, r. N. /tda/22(1890)51/12th report of the barrow committee.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250945.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250946.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)168.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV250947.

Aph=nmr sf 2134/083(no date given).

WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Vis=7/6/1950 (os) cairn. Large hollow in centre. Diameter 10m, height 1.5m. Lower hatter tor. On the slope there is a cairn which has been broken into (worth).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV144518Migrated Record: RCHME, CITING OS.
SDV153839Report - Survey: GRINSELL AND TRAHAIR.
SDV250939Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV250941Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV250943Report - Survey: AM.
SDV250944Migrated Record:
SDV250945Migrated Record:
SDV250946Migrated Record:
SDV250947Aerial Photograph:
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2015 11:17AM