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HER Number:MDV51448
Name:One of two round cairns 840 metres south-west of Great Nodden, Bridestowe and Sourton

Summary

One of two Bronze Age round cairns south-west of Great Nodden. Cairn mound is flat-topped, measures 5 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.6 metres high.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 533 867
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX58NW36
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 965790
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/51/4
  • Old SAM Ref: 22338

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130955 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(21/04/1993) SX 5331 8678 Cairn mound is flat-topped, measures 5 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.6 metres high.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 219, 245, Map 43, Site 7, Figure 43.2 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Great Nodden cairn '5' at SX53338678 of 5.5 metres diameter by 0.3 metres high. Cairns '5' and '6' are part of a group of six small cairns of 4.5 to 5.5 metres in diameter by 0.3 metres high.

English Heritage, 1993, Schedule notes, 1010122 (Report - Assessment). SDV248340.

(19/11/1993) SX 53328679 Two Round Cairns were recorded at this location 840 metres south-west of Great Nodden. The Round Cairns are Bronze Age in date.
This monument includes two round cairns orientated NW-SE and situated on the gentle south-facing spur of Great Nodden overlooking the valley of the River Lyd. The western cairn mound is flat topped, measures 5 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.6 metres high.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 219, 245, Map 43, Site 7, Figure 43.2.
SDV248340Report - Assessment: English Heritage. 1993. Schedule notes. English Heritage Records Office SAM Report. Unknown. 1010122.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 130955. [Mapped feature: #32079 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV14524Part of: Cairnfield south of Great Nodden, Bridestowe and Sourton, Lydford (Monument)
MDV134871Related to: Great Nodden cairn 1 south west of Great Nodden, Lydford (Monument)
MDV134874Related to: Great Nodden cairn 2 south west of Great Nodden, Lydford (Monument)
MDV134875Related to: Great Nodden cairn 3 south west of Great Nodden, Lydford (Monument)
MDV51449Related to: One of two round cairns 840 metres south-west of Great Nodden, Bridestowe and Sourton (Monument)
MDV51450Related to: Ring cairn 1060 metres south-west of Great Nodden, Bridestowe and Sourton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2024 2:25PM