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HER Number:MDV57434
Name:Cairn north of Deadman's Bottom

Summary

Round cairn measuring 4.5 metres in diameter, 0.2 metres high. Kerb and cist. Robbed. A 4.5 metre diameter area of small hummocks defined by a rough ring of large stones. In centre is a 0.8 metre by 0.6 metres by 0.25 metre deep hollow lined on three sides with stones. A 1 metre long, 0.7 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep pit lies on the south-east side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 606 669
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/97/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28787

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 140543d, 9/5/1996, add38. Doc. (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Round cairn measuring 4.5 metres in diameter, 0.2 metres high. Kerb and cist. Robbed. A 4.5 metre diameter area of small hummocks defined by a rough ring of large stones. In centre is a 0.8 metre by 0.6 metres by 0.25 metre deep hollow lined on three sides with stones. A 1 metre long, 0.7 metre wide and 0.2 metre deep pit lies on the south-east side.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 140543d, 9/5/1996, add38. Doc.. [Mapped feature: #36415 ]
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 5 2015 2:34PM