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HER Number:MDV54480
Name:Round cairn forming part of cemetery on Long Ridge

Summary

Diameter 4.1 metres, height 0.7 metres. Single edge-set stone on east side may represent kerb. A large stone in centre may be capstone.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 644 861
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/29/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28664.02

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV218448.

Nmr=sx67sw15.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV218449.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(14/8/1991)/rchme field investigation.


Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144093, 9/4/1998 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Round cairn forming part of cemetery on Long Ridge. Diameter 4.1 metres, height 0.7 metres. Single edge-set stone on east side may represent kerb. A large stone in centre may be capstone.


National Monuments Record, 2010, Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV214864.

Vis=14/8/1991 (rchme) the e cairn, 3.9m in diam and 0.6m high, is steep-sided with 2 large boulders embedded in the otherwise flat top. A single upright stone, possibly part of a former kerb, is situated in the edge of the cairn (probert).


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV218448Migrated Record:
SDV218449Migrated Record:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144093, 9/4/1998.
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4395Related to: Cairn on Long Ridge (Monument)
MDV4394Related to: Cist in cairn cemetery on Long Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 11 2016 2:53PM