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HER Number:MDV64233
Name:Cairn at the northern end of a reave leading across Riddon Ridge

Summary

Round cairn measuring 8.5 metres in diameter, height 0.9 metres. Central pit 3 metres by 2 metres by 0.2 metres deep. May represent a pre-reave building marker. Grass, gorse and heather covered mound. The eastern side is truncated by a corn ditch.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 661 763
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/307/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 28773
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • ROUND 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 152115, 17/3/1999 (Report - Survey). SDV277946.

Cairn at the northern end of a reave leading across Riddon Ridge. Round cairn measuring 8.5 metres in diameter, height 0.9 metres. Central pit 3 metres by 2 metres by 0.2 metres deep. May represent a pre-reave building marker. Grass, gorse and heather covered mound. The eastern side is truncated by a corn ditch.


English Heritage, 2015, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV357602.

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 152115, 17/3/1999.
SDV357602National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2015. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV103401Related to: Field system associated with farmstead on Riddon Ridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 6 2015 10:35AM