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HER Number:MDV6013
Name:Ring cairn with cist 700 metres south-east of Runnage Bridge, Manaton

Summary

Ring cairn.(diam 8.2m n-s, 8.6m e-w, largest stone (heig 0.75m, widt 1.5m, thic 0.2m) not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site no.1a in soussons plantation, ephraims pinch (with sketch map) in dnp field report. Site no 2/8 in thom's report (1976).

Summary from record MDV6014:
Cist.(w. Stone(leng 1.58m, e. Stone(leng 1.37m, distance apart 0.56m)) not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site no.1a in soussons plantation, ephraims pinch (with sketch map) in dnp field report.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 675 786
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/36
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/36/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 190
  • Old SAM County Ref: 190
  • Old SAM Ref: 28695
  • Old SAM Ref: 28695

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=est -/-/1997 (gerrard, s. ) a ring cairn on the southern side of soussons down (mpp).


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Vis=-/-/1976 (turner) the cist in the cairn has only two sides remaining.


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Small orthostatic circle around a cist. Circle 8.5m e-w 8.2 n-w (turner).


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Vis=estimated -/-/1903 (worth) soussons common, near ephraims pinch. Fine example of retaining circle. Consists of 23 stones, still standing, one may not be in its original position. Encloses a cist.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=estimated -/-/1969 (grinsell) bronze age - beautifully preserved retaining circle of a round cairn, remains of which are still visible, with a central stone cist.


W. STONE(LENG 1.58M, E. STONE(LENG 1.37M, DISTANCE APART 0.56M, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290697.

Cist.(w. Stone(leng 1.58m, e. Stone(leng 1.37m, distance apart 0.56m)) not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site no.1a in soussons plantation, ephraims pinch (with sketch map) in dnp field report.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290700.

Not visible on raf 1950 ap (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV290701.

Vis=6/10/1986 fmw visit.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290704.

Osa=sx67ne6/diagram.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290705.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1953)184,fig.61,pl.34a.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290706.

Burnard, r. /tda/22(1890)206/notes on dartmoor kistvaens.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290707.

Worth, r. H. /tda/35(1903)142/twenty-second report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290708.

Worth, r. H. /tda/36(1904)101/twenty-third report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290709.

Worth, r. H. /tda/58(1926)117-8,pl.5/45th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290710.

Dnp/conservation of ancient monuments ms field report (1976).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290711.

Grinsell, l. /discovering regional archaeology; south west england/ (1970)29,pl.16.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290712.

Des=mpp/149026.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290713.

Des=gerrard, s. /(3/7/1998)/as above.


Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV290767.

Vis=estimated -/-/1938 (ancient monuments) cairn circle, soussons common. Os 6" sheet no 99 se. Has central cist. In roadside enclosure made by the forestry comm.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290771.

It is only just visible on raf 1950 ap (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290775.

Burnard, r. /tda/22(1890)206/notes on dartmoor kistvaens.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290776.

Worth, r. H. /tda/35(1903)142/twenty-second report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290777.

Worth, r. H. /tda/36(1904)101/twenty-third report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290778.

Worth, r. H. /tda/58(1926)117-8,pl.5/45th report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290779.

Dnp/conservation of ancient monuments ms field report (1976).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290780.

Grinsell, l. /discovering regional archaeology; south west england/ (1970)29,pl.16.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290781.

Osa=sx67ne6/plan.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290782.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1953)182,fig.61,pl.34a.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290783.

Osa=sx67ne6/diagram.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290784.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)155/manaton 9.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290785.

Grinsell, l. V. /antiquity/46(1972)58-59/witchcraft at barrows and other prehistoric sites.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290786.

Osa=sx67ne/5.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV290787.

Aph=raf 541/540/3148-3149(1/6/1950).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290788.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)42 71 fig 28/d2.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV290789.

Des=mpp/149026 ref-butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/2(1991)20;fig 24.3.


Turner, J. R., 1976, Historic Monuments Survey of Soussons Plantation (Report - non-specific). SDV360462.

Ring cairn.(diam 8.2m n-s, 8.6m e-w, largest stone (heig 0.75m, widt 1.5m, thic 0.2m) not included in 1955 spooner/dixon report. Site no.1a in soussons plantation, ephraims pinch (with sketch map) in dnp field report. Site no 2/8 in thom's report (1976).


Turner, J. R., 1976, Historic Monuments Survey of Soussons Plantation (Report - non-specific). SDV360462.


Bray, L. + Crabb, A., 2017, HER Field Updates (Cartographic). SDV361914.

Visited 06/10/2017. Photographed and location plotted on GPS.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV290697Migrated Record: W. STONE(LENG 1.58M, E. STONE(LENG 1.37M, DISTANCE APART 0.56M.
SDV290700Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV290701Report - Survey:
SDV290704Migrated Record:
SDV290705Migrated Record:
SDV290706Migrated Record:
SDV290707Migrated Record:
SDV290708Migrated Record:
SDV290709Migrated Record:
SDV290710Migrated Record:
SDV290711Migrated Record:
SDV290712Migrated Record:
SDV290713Migrated Record:
SDV290767Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV290771Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV290775Migrated Record:
SDV290776Migrated Record:
SDV290777Migrated Record:
SDV290778Migrated Record:
SDV290779Migrated Record:
SDV290780Migrated Record:
SDV290781Migrated Record:
SDV290782Migrated Record:
SDV290783Migrated Record:
SDV290784Migrated Record:
SDV290785Migrated Record:
SDV290786Migrated Record:
SDV290787Aerial Photograph:
SDV290788Migrated Record:
SDV290789Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV360462Report - non-specific: Turner, J. R.. 1976. Historic Monuments Survey of Soussons Plantation. Dartmoor National Park Authority Field Report. Digital.
SDV361914Cartographic: Bray, L. + Crabb, A.. 2017. HER Field Updates. GIS ShapeFile. Digital. [Mapped feature: #117965 ]
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7390 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7402 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7421 - Archaeological condition survey in Soussons Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Jun 3 2019 2:10PM