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HER Number:MDV57359
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Peter Tavy

Summary

Cairn with hollow at centre, diam 5.5m, height 0.1m (nmr, citing grinsell).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 531 836
Map Sheet:SX58SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Linear Bronze Age cairn cemetery on the south-west slopes of White Hill

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58SW/3/8
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

NMR, CITING GRINSELL, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278911.

Cairn with hollow at centre, diam 5.5m, height 0.1m (nmr, citing grinsell).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278912.

Nmr=sx58sw51.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV278913.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)159.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 106-107 (Monograph). SDV219155.

Over sixty cairns are visible on the slopes of White Hill, grouped into four cemeteries. The south-west cemetery includes the largest cairns laid out in a line. [From west to east] Cairn 7 has been much damaged. Circa 5.0 metres diameter, 0.2 metres high.


Cartographic Engineering, 2006, Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital) (Aerial Photograph). SDV345590.

Cairn visible on aerial photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 106-107.
SDV278911Migrated Record: NMR, CITING GRINSELL.
SDV278912Migrated Record:
SDV278913Migrated Record:
SDV345590Aerial Photograph: Cartographic Engineering. 2006. Dartmoor 2006 1:1250 Aerial Photography (digital). Digital. [Mapped feature: #95797 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV50152Part of: South-west Cairn Cemetery on White Hill, Peter Tavy (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 10:47AM