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HER Number:MDV57440
Name:Cairn north-east of the Langcombe Brook, Shaugh Prior

Summary

One of four cairns lying north-east of the Langcombe Brook. Round cairn, diameter 3.5 metres, height 0.6 metres. Kerb. Robbed. Ring of large stones surrounding an internal area measuring 1.5 metres in diameter.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 606 668
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/47/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28787

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Visited on 9th May 1996. Four cairns lying north-east of the Langcombe Brook. Round cairn, diameter 3.5 metres, height 0.6 metres. Kerb. Robbed. Ring of large stones surrounding an internal area measuring 1.5 metres in diameter.

Historic England, 2021, National Heritage List for England, 1016145 (National Heritage List for England). SDV364016.

Within scheduled area.

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 140543, 9/5/1996. [Mapped feature: #130680 ]
SDV364016National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2021. National Heritage List for England. Digital. 1016145.

Associated Monuments

MDV57441Related to: Cairn or hut circle lying north-east of the Langcombe Brook, Shaugh Prior (Monument)
MDV5120Related to: Cist north of Deadman's Bottom, Shaugh Prior (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8148 - The Upper Plym Valley: The Management of an Historic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Jun 8 2021 9:59AM