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HER Number:MDV59304
Name:Clearance cairn on Throwleigh Common

Summary

One of 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.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 906
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/26/27
  • 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 148962, 10/4/1997 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

At SX6585 9070. Cairn lying within the coaxial field system on Throwleigh Common. Clearance cairn 1.4 metres high, 6 metres long, 4 metres wide. Orientated at 15 degrees, and covered in gorse and bracken.


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

At SX65837 90685. One of 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.

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 148962, 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. [Mapped feature: #96412 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV59303Related to: Clearance cairn on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59301Related to: Clearance cairn on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59297Related to: Clearance cairns on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV7013Related to: Hut 22 in settlement on Throwleigh Common (Monument)
MDV59302Related to: Possible 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 17 2017 11:25AM