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HER Number:MDV5676
Name:Cairn north of Glasscombe Ball

Summary

Ugborough moor, elevation 358m. On open grassland, north west of the cairn on glasscombe ball. A pile of small stones, about the size usually found on a cairn. The stones are in a heap and they have remained uncovered. There appears to be no evidence regarding the antiquity of the pile. Worth - may be the remains of a kistvaen. Diam 3.6, height 0.61m (worth?).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 605
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/16
  • Old SAM Ref: 10564

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

WORTH?, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV142044.

Ugborough moor, elevation 358m. On open grassland, north west of the cairn on glasscombe ball. A pile of small stones, about the size usually found on a cairn. The stones are in a heap and they have remained uncovered. There appears to be no evidence regarding the antiquity of the pile. Worth - may be the remains of a kistvaen. Diam 3.6, height 0.61m (worth?).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV142045.

Possibly visible on nmr 1969 ap as a pile of stones (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments).4m diam, 0.6m high, with surrounding kerb (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV142046.

Worth, r. H. /tda/81(1949)54/68th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV142047.

Aph=nmr sx6560/1/10-27(19)(12/4/1969).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV142044Migrated Record: WORTH?.
SDV142045Report - Survey: AM.
SDV142046Migrated Record:
SDV142047Aerial Photograph:

Associated Monuments

MDV49562Related to: Cairn at south-western end of stone row at Glasscombe Corner (Monument)
MDV28480Related to: CAIRN in the Parish of Ugborough (Monument)
MDV5660Related to: Cairn on Ugborough Moor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 28 2015 11:43AM