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HER Number:MDV59551
Name:Possible cairn and cist, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Retaining circle and cist at approx above ngr not found in grinsell. Seen as crest sited from nearby bridlepath to se. A fine ruined retaining cairn circle with intact but displaced large coverstone of presumed cist. Several fragments of prehistoric boundary in general vicinity, especially to ne.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 634 728
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/455

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Greeves, T., 1992, Cairn with cist (Correspondence). SDV218281.

Site visited on 29th November 1992. Retaining circle and cist at approximate above Grid Reference not found in Grinsell. Seen as crest sited from nearby bridlepath to south-east. A fine ruined retaining cairn circle with intact but displaced large coverstone of presumed cist. Several fragments of prehistoric boundary in general vicinity, especially to north-east.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV218281Correspondence: Greeves, T.. 1992. Cairn with cist. Letter of 1st December 1992. Letter.

Associated Monuments

MDV54431Related to: Cairn within field system south-east of Sherberton, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54431Related to: Cairn within field system south-east of Sherberton, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54431Related to: Cairn within field system south-east of Sherberton, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV54431Related to: Cairn within field system south-east of Sherberton, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8632 - Sherberton Farm, Duchy Farms Survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 12 2021 10:36AM