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HER Number:MDV54501
Name:Cairn on Long Ridge

Summary

Vis=14/8/1991 (rchme) a turf-covered cairn on the gentle w-facing slope of langridge overlooking the north teign river. It measures 5.5m in diam with a maximum height of 0.6m. The steeply sloping sides give way to a virtually flat top with a slight hollow sw of centre. There are no obvious signs of robbing or excavation (probert).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 643 863
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/140

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278050.

Nmr=sx68nw65.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278051.

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


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

Vis=14/8/1991 (rchme) a turf-covered cairn on the gentle w-facing slope of langridge overlooking the north teign river. It measures 5.5m in diam with a maximum height of 0.6m. The steeply sloping sides give way to a virtually flat top with a slight hollow sw of centre. There are no obvious signs of robbing or excavation (probert).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV278050Migrated Record:
SDV278051Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

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

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 11 2016 2:51PM