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HER Number:MDV63574
Name:RING CAIRN in the Parish of Whitchurch

Summary

Ring cairn c18m diameter surviving as a circular earthwork bank c30cm high on the hillside to the east of the streamwork. Part of the bank has been disturbed by a rectangular hollow which may be the remains of a later building (newman).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 537 749
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/157

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman, P., 1994, Fieldwork and survey at Beckamoor Combe 1994, 9-10 (Article in Serial). SDV236243.

Ring cairn around 18m diameter surviving as a circular earthwork bank 30cm high on the hillside to the east of the streamwork. Part of the bank has been disturbed by a rectangular hollow which may be the remains of a later building.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV236243Article in Serial: Newman, P.. 1994. Fieldwork and survey at Beckamoor Combe 1994. Dartmoor Tin Working Research Group Newsletter. 7. Unknown. 9-10.

Associated Monuments

MDV3594Related to: Longhouse on Whitchurch Common (Building)
MDV63572Related to: Military redoubts on Whitchurch Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 21 2020 11:54AM