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HER Number:MDV62344
Name:Cairn in enclosure in the former Bagtor Wood

Summary

Ruined hut or cairn at the centre of ovoid enclosure. Was obscured by vegetation at the time of the survey. Also visible on the aerial photography.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 758 749
Map Sheet:SX77SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SE/236
  • Old SAM Ref: 28774

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 152333, 1999 (estimate) (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Cairn 1250 metres south-east of Rippon Tor summit at SX7580 7496, lying within a coaxial field system.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 42, fig 5.3 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Depicted by Butler.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Feature is visible on the aerial photography.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 61, figure 19 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Ruined hut or cairn at the centre of ovoid enclosure. Was obscured by vegetation at the time of the survey.

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 152333, 1999 (estimate).
SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 42, fig 5.3.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #96982 ]
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 61, figure 19.

Associated Monuments

MDV112867Related to: Ovoid enclosure in former Bagtor Wood (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2016 2:21PM