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HER Number:MDV59302
Name:Possible clearance cairn on Throwleigh Common

Summary

Cairn recorded in 1997 as having been exposed by fire. Measured 0.6 metres high, 5.0 metres long and 3.0 metres wide. Not located in 2007 survey. Unconfirmed feature.

Location

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

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/26/25
  • Old SAM Ref: 28694

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 148960, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX6583 9071. Cairn lying within the coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Clearance cairn 0.6 metres high, 5.0 metres long, 3.0 metres wide. This cairn is orientated at 110 degrees and was exposed by a fire.


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

Survey in 2007 did not locate this feature. Unconfirmed site.

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 148960, 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.

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 4:35PM