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HER Number:MDV5156
Name:CIST in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Nun's cross farm. Undisturbed kist found in a small barrow in a field on the farm. Destroyed by the son of the owner (worth 1892).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 606 698
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Extensive earthwork and structural remains of the late 18th century Devonport Leat, Bronze Age features north-east of Nun’s Cross, Whiteworks Tin Mine and other tinning remains on Walkhampton Common as well as earthworks of Bachelors Hall Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/59
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

WORTH 1892, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV138950.

Nun's cross farm. Undisturbed kist found in a small barrow in a field on the farm. Destroyed by the son of the owner (worth 1892).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236606.

Not visible on raf 1946/7 photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236607.

Worth, r. H. /tda/29(1897)66/16th report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236608.

Worth, r. H. /tda/34(1902)139/21st report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236609.

Worth, r. N. /tda/24(1892)47/14th report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236610.

Osa=sx66nw52.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236611.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)154.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV138950Migrated Record: WORTH 1892.
SDV236606Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV236607Migrated Record:
SDV236608Migrated Record:
SDV236609Migrated Record:
SDV236610Migrated Record:
SDV236611Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV113773Related to: Nun's Cross Farmstead, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2018 4:25PM