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HER Number:MDV53274
Name:Ring cairn 850 meters south of Willsworthy Camp


Low banked ring cairn, approximately 16 meters in diameter on Willsworthy Range.


Grid Reference:SX 522 824
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMary Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMARY TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork and stone remains of a prehistoric ring cairn on Black Down

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/195
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Glanville, P., 1994, Site visit to ring cairn on Willsworthy Range (Worksheet). SDV344533.

A very low banked ring cairn, positioned on the top of a fairly flat-topped hill, about 400 meters south of the ring cairn known as ‘Ring O’ Bells’. The cairn bank measures approximately 16 meters diameter externally and is 0.30 meters maximum in height (at the south-west segment) and is scarcely discernible at the north-east segment.

GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Probable cairn visible on the aerial photography, around 20 metres west of the grid reference given on the 1994 source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV344533Worksheet: Glanville, P.. 1994. Site visit to ring cairn on Willsworthy Range. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #94602 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV127205Related to: Down Pool, Black Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 7 2020 11:05AM