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HER Number:MDV54673
Name:Unconfirmed site of a cairn north of Quintin's Man

Summary

Not accurately located- same as MDV6796?

Location

Grid Reference:SX 62 84
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/142
  • Pastscape: 443984

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RCHME, CITING TDA, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256977.

Approximately sx625845. Two ruined cairns in teign head newtake were examined by burnard. One contained a small pit with wood charcoal (rchme, citing tda).


RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV256978.

Vis=5/2/1990 (rchme) the 2 cairns excavated by burnard in teignhead newtake were not identified on the ground.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256980.

Nmr=sx68sw41.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256981.

Tda/34(1902)164.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256982.

Tda/36(1978)144.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256983.

Des=probert, s. A. J. /(5/2/1990)/rchme field investigation.


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

The os cards sx68sw24 and 41 apparently refer to the same cairns, although the descriptions are vague. Grinsell did not locate the sites, so consequently his grid reference applies to the centre of the newtake, which covers approximately 120 hectares (probert).


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape (Website). SDV359354.

Approximately SX 625845 (1) Two ruined cairns in Teign Head Newtake were examined by Burnard. One contained a small pit with wood charcoal. (1-2)
The two cairns excavated by Burnard in Teinhead Newtake were not identified on the ground.
The OS cards SX 68 SW 24 and 41 apparently refer to the same cairns, although the descriptions are vague.
Grinsell did not locate the sites, consequently his grid reference applies to the centre of the newtake, which covers approximately 120 hectares. (3)
SOURCE TEXT
(1) General reference Devon Arch Soc 36 1978 144 (L V Grinsell)
(2) General reference T Devon Ass 34 1902 164 (R Burnard and S Baring-Gould)
(3) General reference RCHME Field Investigation, 05-FEB-1990, SAJ Probert.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV214864National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2010. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV256977Migrated Record: RCHME, CITING TDA.
SDV256978Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV256980Migrated Record:
SDV256981Migrated Record:
SDV256982Migrated Record:
SDV256983Migrated Record:
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV6796Related to: Two cairns in Teignhead newtake, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 20 2016 1:01PM