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HER Number:MDV51449
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 measures 6.5 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.7 metres high. A slight stone filled central hollow, 1.8 metres by 1 metre by 0.2 metres deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing

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
Ecclesiastical ParishBRIDESTOWE AND SOURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX58NW36
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 965790
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/51/5
  • Old SAM Ref: 22338

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 130956 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(21/04/1993) SX 5333 8678. Cairn mound measures 6.5 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.7 metres high. A slight stone filled central hollow, 1.8 metres by 1 metre by 0.2 metres deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing.

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 '6' at SX53318680 of 4.7 metres diameter by 0.3 metres high. One of a group of six small cairns some of which have been trenched.

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 eastern mound, which lies 7.5 metres from the other cairn, measures 6.5 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.7 metres high. A slight stone-filled hollow in the centre of the mound suggests partial early excavation or robbing.

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 130956. [Mapped feature: #32080 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV51448Related to: One of two round cairns 840 metres south-west of Great Nodden, Bridestowe and Sourton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 16 2024 2:38PM