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HER Number:MDV54619
Name:One of two cairns on the summit of Water Hill 450 metres north-west of Warren House Inn

Summary

Vis=3/11/1992 (rchme) a heather covered mound slightly to the n of the large cairn on the summit of water hill (see sx68se/91). It measures 5.1m in diam and up to 0.6m high with one recumbent granite boulder visible on its s side. It is apparently composed of earth and stone.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 671 813
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/359
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV258139.

Vis=3/11/1992 (rchme) a heather covered mound slightly to the n of the large cairn on the summit of water hill (see sx68se/91). It measures 5.1m in diam and up to 0.6m high with one recumbent granite boulder visible on its s side. It is apparently composed of earth and stone.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV258141.

Nmr=sx68se218.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV258142.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(3/11/1992)/rchme field investigation.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV258143.

Des=greeves, t. /dartmoor magazine 39/(1995)6-8/king arthur's oven.


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

The antiquity of this feature is doubtful but it may possibly be a small satellite of the summit cairn (probert).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV258139Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV258141Migrated Record:
SDV258142Migrated Record:
SDV258143Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 12:10PM