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HER Number:MDV64173
Name:Cairn by settlement south-east of Belstone Church

Summary

Round cairn measuring 7.0 metres in diameter, height 0.7 metres. Central pit 1.0 metres by 0.75 metres by 0.15 metres deep. Large stones protruding from the mound which is grass, bilberry and bracken covered.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 626 931
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/345
  • Old SAM Ref: 28727

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROUND CAIRN (Early Neolithic to Late Iron Age - 4000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Gerrard, S., 1990-2002, Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset., MPP 149357 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Visited 26/5/1998. A cairn adjacent to a prehistoric settlement 780 metres south-east of Belstone parish church. Round cairn measuring 7.0 metres in diameter, height 0.7 metres. Central pit 1.0 metres by 0.75 metres by 0.15 metres deep. Large stones protruding from the mound which is grass, bilberry and bracken covered.

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 149357. [Mapped feature: #97530 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV64176Part of: Cairnfield next to settlement south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV64174Related to: Cairn by settlement south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV64175Related to: Cairn by settlement south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV64156Related to: Pillow mound in warren south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 27 2015 11:36AM