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HER Number:MDV5121
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Shaugh Prior


Part of the Greig Collection. Total of 34 flints collected from field including 1 chert + 1 microlith.


Grid Reference:SX 608 668
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/13
  • Old SAM County Ref: 505

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

SEE SX66NW-47, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151977.

Three cairns north west of deadman's bottom. Two cairns between prehistoric huts, one 8.23m across, the other mutilated, both with open cists. One cairn near langcombe brook, (see sx66nw-47).

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV151978.

Vis=-/10/1961 (ancient monuments).

GRINSELL AND THAHAIR, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV151979.

Vis=18/9/1974 (grinsell and thahair). Grinsell records two cairns here, one at sx60766689 the other at sx60816687, both at deadman's bottom. Both cairns have a retaining circle with large hollow towards centre. Excavated by r. H. Worth: reddened floor, paved circle. Diam of first is 6.4m, height 0.3m. Diam of second is 7.0m, height 0.2m.

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV151981.

Vis=est -/-/1996 (ancient monuments) three ring cairns, two of which lie adjacent to hut circles, each containing a cist. The third cairn lies n of the n enclosure, and has an internal diam of 16m (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151982.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)162.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151983.

Worth, r. H. /tda/32(1900)52-3.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151984.

Brailsford, j. W. /antiquity/12(1938)450/bronze age stone monuments of dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV151985.

Des=ancient monuments/as above.

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV26818.

Not visible (rchm app 1985).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151977Migrated Record: SEE SX66NW-47.
SDV151978Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV151979Report - Survey: GRINSELL AND THAHAIR.
SDV151981Report - Survey: AM.
SDV151982Migrated Record:
SDV151983Migrated Record:
SDV151984Migrated Record:
SDV151985Migrated Record:
SDV26818Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM