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HER Number:MDV54679
Name:Cairn north of Braddon Lake

Summary

Vis=28/9/1989 (rchme) at about 425m od on the rough grass, furze and boulder strewn s slopes of broad down are the remains of a cairn. It is visible as a turf covered stony mound 4m in diam and 0.5m high. There is no true kerb though several stones are around the periphery.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 632 800
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric cairn north of Braddon Lake visible as a turf-covered stony mound

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/149
  • 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). SDV256939.

Vis=28/9/1989 (rchme) at about 425m od on the rough grass, furze and boulder strewn s slopes of broad down are the remains of a cairn. It is visible as a turf covered stony mound 4m in diam and 0.5m high. There is no true kerb though several stones are around the periphery.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256941.

Nmr=sx68sw85.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256942.

Des=sainsbury, i. S. /(28/9/1989)/rchme field investigation.


Sainsbury, I. S., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV75144.

A central depression, about 1.5m diam and 0.4m deep, exposing the stone content of the ne quadrant, suggests the cairn has been robbed, and a large rectangular slab on the w side may be a cist cover (sainsbury).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV256939Report - Survey: RCHME.
SDV256941Migrated Record:
SDV256942Migrated Record:
SDV75144Migrated Record: Sainsbury, I. S..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 15 2018 2:45PM