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HER Number:MDV61331
Name:Military Trench cutting into a Prehistoric Round Cairn, Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

Military slit trench cutting into a Prehistoric round cairn on Black Down

Location

Grid Reference:SX 584 923
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/206
  • Old SAM Ref: 28749

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • TRENCH (XX to XXI - 2000 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP152178 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 21st June 1999. Military slit trench adjacent to a round cairn on Black Down to the south-west of Anthony Stile. This slit trench is not itself of national importance, but it does cut into a Nationally Important Prehistoric cairn.


Wessex Archaeology, 2001, Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey, 14, Appendix 1 (Report - Survey). SDV360511.

A slit trench cut into a Scheduled cairn.

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. MPP152178. [Mapped feature: #39335 ]
SDV360511Report - Survey: Wessex Archaeology. 2001. Okehampton Camp Devon. Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Earthwork Survey. Wessex Archaeology Report. 50171. A4 Comb Bound. 14, Appendix 1.

Associated Monuments

MDV61330Related to: Prehistoric Round Cairn on Black Down,Okehampton Hamlets (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7620 - Okehampton Artillary Range
  • EDV8007 - Okehampton Camp Devon: Archaeological Desk-based Assessment and Earthwork Survey (Ref: 50171.01)

Date Last Edited:Jan 18 2019 12:59PM