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HER Number:MDV5870
Name:Ring cairn on Lakehead Hill


Stone row, cairn and cist on lakehead hill(see subsheets; now a ducplicate record?).


Grid Reference:SX 645 776
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/28
  • Old SAM County Ref: 886
  • Old SAM Ref: 28687

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=7/9/1972 (grinsell) cairn enclosing cist with stone row to e. In clearing of bellever plantation, lukehead hill. Whole site restored, too drastically, in c 1895 (grinsell).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=8/1/1952 (os) kistvaen surrounded by a stone circle. A row of 9 stones extends east from circle (os).

SEE SUBSHEETS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264810.

Stone row, cairn and cist on lakehead hill(see subsheets).

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV264811.

Vis=4/3/1971 (ancient monuments) cairn mound largely eroded away. In the centre is a well preserved granite slab cist (am).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264814.

One standing stone visible which may be part of stone row. No cist or cairn visible on raf 1945 ap (rchm app 1985).

NMR CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV264818.

Vis=19/11/1979 (os) see subsheets (nmr citing os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264819.

Worth, r. H. /tda/27(1895)439/stone rows of dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264820.

Worth, r. H. /tda/78(1946)310/stone rows of dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264821.

Baring gould, s. /tda/28(1896)182/3rd report of the dartmoor exploration committee & pl. Iv.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264822.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264823.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)149.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264824.

Breton, h. H (1926) 'the heart of dartmoor'. Morwenstow. Pp.35-6 and plate.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264825.

Brailsford, j. W (1938) 'bronze age stone monuments of dartmoor'. Antiquity 12. P.451.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264826.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1953)pp.229-30.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264827.

Davidson et al. /pdas/31(1973) 'stone rings on south-east dartmoor'.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264828.

Emmett, d. D. /pdas/37(1979)111/stone rows: the traditional view reconsidered.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264829.

Burnard, r. /tda/30(1898)77-78 pl.1/17th report of the barrow committee.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264830.

Brailsford, j. W. /antiquity/12(1938)445-6,447,448/bronze age stone monuments on dartmoor.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264831.

Brown, t. /tda/93(1961)205/tales of a dartmoor village.

Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV264832.

Aph=raf/106g/uk/879 7017-8(2/10/1945).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264833.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)42 71/d6.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264834.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities - the north/2(1991).

Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Vis=-/-/1976 (turner) not planted over.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV264810Migrated Record: SEE SUBSHEETS.
SDV264811Report - Survey: AM.
SDV264814Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV264818Report - Survey: NMR CITING OS.
SDV264819Migrated Record:
SDV264820Migrated Record:
SDV264821Migrated Record:
SDV264822Migrated Record:
SDV264823Migrated Record:
SDV264824Migrated Record:
SDV264825Migrated Record:
SDV264826Migrated Record:
SDV264827Migrated Record:
SDV264828Migrated Record:
SDV264829Migrated Record:
SDV264830Migrated Record:
SDV264831Migrated Record:
SDV264832Aerial Photograph:
SDV264833Migrated Record:
SDV264834Migrated Record:
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7388 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7406 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:May 22 2015 2:38PM