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HER Number:MDV58788
Name:RING CAIRN in the Parish of Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

Vis=28/3/1998 (greeves) prehistoric ring cairn immediately on w side of rough track about 90m n of point where track joins tarmac road. External diam is c.22m-25m. The ring bank is c.4m wide where best preserved (on nw side) by c.0.4m high (max).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 597 921
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/196

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

In the centre of the cairn is a large modern pit c.4m x 2m x 1m deep, on e rim is another pit c.3m x 2m x 1m deep. On s side is a smaller pit c.3m x 1.5m x 0.5m deep. On sw side the ring bank has been robbed. The cairn lies some 60m from the n edge of a quarry to the s (worksheet).


MAX, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV221177.

Vis=28/3/1998 (greeves) prehistoric ring cairn immediately on w side of rough track about 90m n of point where track joins tarmac road. External diam is c.22m-25m. The ring bank is c.4m wide where best preserved (on nw side) by c.0.4m high (max).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV221179.

Des=greeves, t. /(28/3/1998)/worksheet in pf.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV221177Report - Survey: MAX.
SDV221179Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV58789Related to: Cairnfield on the western flank of Halstock Down (Monument)
MDV120734Related to: Earthwork banks on the western flank of Halstock Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2018 1:48PM