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HER Number:MDV5214
Name:Cairn 1 kilometer west of Scoriton Down Farm

Summary

Cairn. Vis=21/4/1950 (os) turf covered with hollow centre. Vis=26/6/1977 (os). Round, 9m diameter, 0.6m high, centre disturbed. Vis=9/10/1975 (grinsell, l. V. ). Cairn, hollow towards centre. Diameter 8.0m, height 1.0m. Cairn at w end of scorriton down. Recorded (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 679 685
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWest Buckfastleigh
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of a Bronze age round cairn 1 kilometre west of Scoriton Down Farm, West Buckfastleigh

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/34
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV147313.

Cairn. Vis=21/4/1950 (os) turf covered with hollow centre. Vis=26/6/1977 (os). Round, 9m diameter, 0.6m high, centre disturbed. Vis=9/10/1975 (grinsell, l. V. ). Cairn, hollow towards centre. Diameter 8.0m, height 1.0m. Cairn at w end of scorriton down. Recorded (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147314.

Osa=sx66ne5.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV147315.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)176.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV147316.

Aph=nmr sx6768/1.


Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Cairn is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147313Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV147314Migrated Record:
SDV147315Migrated Record:
SDV147316Aerial Photograph:
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #94212 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 4:07PM