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HER Number:MDV59297
Name:Clearance cairns on Throwleigh Common

Summary

A group of stone clearance heaps in the vicinity of the large hut settlement and coaxial reave system on Throwleigh Common. The mounds comprise stony heaps now partly turf covered standing to up to 1 metre high. The largest is 10 metres long by 5 metres wide.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 907
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 69 SE 71
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/26/20
  • Old SAM Ref: 28694
  • Pastscape: 1476216

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 148955, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX6590 9070. Stone hut circle forming part of a prehistoric settlement within a coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Diameter 6 metres. Rubble wall 1.8 metres wide, 0.75 metres high. Internal area 28.26 metres. Only the northern arc is visible, the remainder survives as a buried feature.


Newman , P., 2007, Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report, figure (Report - Survey). SDV360261.

A group of stone clearance heaps in the vicinity of the large hut settlement and coaxial reave system on Throwleigh Common. The mounds comprise stony heaps now partly turf covered standing to up to 1 metre high. The largest is 10 metres long by 5 metres wide.

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 148955, 10/4/1997.
SDV360261Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2007. Throwleigh Common, Throwleigh, Devon. A 'Premier Archaeological Landscape' within Dartmoor National Park Level 2 Survey Report. English Heritage. 40/2007. A4 Bound. figure. [Mapped features: #96405 ; #96406 ; #96407 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV59303Related to: Clearance cairn on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59304Related to: Clearance cairn on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV27495Related to: Throwleigh Common parallel reave system (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7297 - Survey of Throwleigh Common Premier Archaeological Landscape

Date Last Edited:Jul 14 2017 4:25PM