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HER Number:MDV62016
Name:Cairn adjacent to a field system on Walkhampton Common

Summary

Dimensions of cairn: 0.7 metres high, 9.8 metres by 5 metres. Central pit 1 metres by 0.8 metres by 0.15 metres. Oval mound with stones protruding. Oriented east-west. Probably a cairn, though may be connected with nearby field system.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 553 705
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/408
  • Old SAM Ref: 34425(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152596, 21/3/2000 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Cairn situated adjacent to a field system on Walkhampton Common. Dimensions of cairn: 0.7 metres high, 9.8 metres by 5 metres. Central pit 1 metres by 0.8 metres by 0.15 metres. Oval mound with stones protruding. Oriented east-west. Probably a cairn, though may be connected with nearby field system.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

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 152596, 21/3/2000.
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2015 10:22AM