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HER Number:MDV58285
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of Gidleigh

Summary

A round cairn forming an outlying part of a cairn cemetery on Langridge. Diameter 6.0 metres, height 0.5 metres. Central pit 2.0 metres by 1.2 metres. Two edge set stones on edge of mound may suggest survival of kerb. Grass and heather cover noted.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 645 859
Map Sheet:SX68NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGIDLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NW/144
  • Old SAM Ref: 28664

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV249552.

Nar=sx68nw65.

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 144091, 9/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

(SX 6452 8592) A round cairn forming an outlying part of a cairn cemetery on Langridge. Diameter 6.0 metres, height 0.5 metres. Central pit 2.0 metres by 1.2 metres. Two edge set stones on edge of mound may suggest survival of kerb. Grass and heather cover noted.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV249552National Monuments Record Database:
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 144091, 9/4/1997.

Associated Monuments

MDV58683Related to: Round cairn on Long Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 27 2020 4:00PM