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HER Number:MDV64174
Name:Cairn by settlement south-east of Belstone Church

Summary

Round cairn measuring 2.3 metres in diameter, height 0.6 metres. The cairn mound is surrounded by a 3.5 metre wide platform standing up to 0.7 metres high except on the upslope (southern) side. Grass, bracken and gorse covered.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 626 930
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/345/1
  • 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 149358 (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 2.3 metres in diameter, height 0.6 metres. The cairn mound is surrounded by a 3.5 metre wide platform standing up to 0.7 metres high except on the upslope (southern) side. Grass, bracken and gorse 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 149358. [Mapped feature: #97531 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV64176Part of: Cairnfield next to settlement south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV64173Related to: Cairn by settlement south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)
MDV64175Related to: Cairn by settlement south-east of Belstone Church (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 27 2015 11:47AM