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HER Number:MDV52786
Name:Cairn 400 metres north-east of Higher White Tor

Summary

Vis=19/7/1989 (rchm) a small cairn situated on a moderate, e slope. An almost circular cairn of small to medium size stones, now largely turf-covered, 3.7 to 4m in diameter and 0.2 to 0.5m high with a central depression 0.15m deep.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 624 786
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Bronze Age settlement 400 metres east of Higher White Tor, comprising enclosures with at least one hut circle and associated fields and a cairn

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/307
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

NMR CITING PATTISON, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264841.

Although possibly the result of clearance associated with a nearby settlement, this cairn could be sepulchral given the absence of other clearance features (nmr citing pattison).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264843.

Nmr=sx67nw168.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264844.

Des=pattison, p. /(19/7/1989)/rchm field investigation.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264845.

Des=gerrard, s. /(-/-/2002)/mpp alternative action report.


RCHM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7666.

Vis=19/7/1989 (rchm) a small cairn situated on a moderate, e slope. An almost circular cairn of small to medium size stones, now largely turf-covered, 3.7 to 4m in diameter and 0.2 to 0.5m high with a central depression 0.15m deep.


English Heritage, 2005-2008, Prehistoric Survey Information (Report - Survey). SDV345521.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV264841Migrated Record: NMR CITING PATTISON.
SDV264843Migrated Record:
SDV264844Migrated Record:
SDV264845Migrated Record:
SDV345521Report - Survey: English Heritage. 2005-2008. Prehistoric Survey Information. English Heritage. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94437 ]
SDV7666Migrated Record: RCHM.

Associated Monuments

MDV27208Related to: Enclosure and hut circle 400 metres east of Higher White Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 11:32AM