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HER Number:MDV64200
Name:Cairn forming part of a Prehistoric Cairn Cemetery on Chagford Common, Chagford

Summary

One of at least five carins forming part of a Prehistoric cemetery on Chagford Common

Location

Grid Reference:SX 678 836
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/144/1
  • Old SAM Ref: 28728

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 149388 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Site visited on 29th January 1999. Cairn forming part of a cairn cemetery on Chagford Common.


Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 29-30, Figure 25.1, Map 25 (Monograph). SDV219155.

One of at least five low mounds about 5 metres diameter and up to 0.3 metres high with other smaller ones in the vicinity. Most have a shallow pit with a few exposed stones at the centre.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, 15, Figure 1 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.

One of five cairns lying 100 metres to the north of Enclosure B.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV219155Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 29-30, Figure 25.1, Map 25.
SDV277946Report - Survey: Gerrard, S.. 1990-2002. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Monument Protection Programme. Archaeological Item Dataset.. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. MPP 149388.
SDV360382Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. 15, Figure 1.

Associated Monuments

MDV121528Part of: Cairn Cemetery west of the northern Prehistoric Settlement on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV13038Related to: Cairn forming part of a Prehistoric Cairn Cemetery on Chagford Common (Monument)
MDV13037Related to: Cairn forming part of a Prehistoric Cairn Cemetery on Chagford Common (Monument)
MDV64199Related to: Cairn forming part of a Prehistoric Cairn Cemetery on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)
MDV13036Related to: Cairn forming part of a Prehistoric Cairn Cemetery on Chagford Common, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7505 - Boveycombehedd, Chagford: An Archaeological Investigation of a Diachronic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Mar 23 2018 11:54AM