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HER Number:MDV55476
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Shaugh Prior

Summary

Vis=3/5/1995 (gerrard) round cairn lying within hentor warren. Measures 6m by 5.3m and stands up to 0.7m high. A slight, sub rectangular central hollow, 2m by 1m by 0.1m deep, represents the site of robbing or a partial early excavation.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 592 661
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/601
  • Old SAM Ref: 24230(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

This cairn forms part of a round cairn cemetery which includes at least 5 mounds scattered amongst stone hut circles (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157398.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/3(1994)123-4;49.9.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV157399.

Des=mpp/140470.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV157398Migrated Record:
SDV157399Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM