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HER Number:MDV52470
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

Vis=31/1/1994 (gerrard) these 2 circular cairns and ovoid cairn lie within an enclosure, forming part of a cairnfield. The 2 circular mounds measure 4m and 6.3m in diam and stand up to 0.4m and 0.7m high respectively. The larger mound has a central hollow, measuring 2.3m by 1.2m by 0.15m deep, suggesting that it has been robbed or partially excavated. A length of lynchet measuring 1m wide and 0.3m high leads from the large cairn to a nearby ring cairn. The ovoid cairn is aligned ew and measures 4.7m by 2.3m by 0.4m high (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 562 903
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/58/2
  • Old SAM Ref: 24149

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=31/1/1994 (gerrard) these 2 circular cairns and ovoid cairn lie within an enclosure, forming part of a cairnfield. The 2 circular mounds measure 4m and 6.3m in diam and stand up to 0.4m and 0.7m high respectively. The larger mound has a central hollow, measuring 2.3m by 1.2m by 0.15m deep, suggesting that it has been robbed or partially excavated. A length of lynchet measuring 1m wide and 0.3m high leads from the large cairn to a nearby ring cairn. The ovoid cairn is aligned ew and measures 4.7m by 2.3m by 0.4m high (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230528.

Des=mpp/133344.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV230529.

Nmr=sx59se48.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV230528Migrated Record:
SDV230529Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM