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HER Number:MDV6726
Name:Round cairn 620 metres south east of Challacombe Cross


Diameter 7.3 metres, height 1.1 metres. Central hollow, 2.7 metres diameter, 0.6 metres deep, represents partial early excavation.


Grid Reference:SX 698 825
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/139
  • Old SAM Ref: 34431

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=15/6/1978 (os) in a false crest situation on a north east facing hillslope is a small, heather-covered, round cairn. It is mutilated at the centre.

DIAM 9M, MEAN HEIG 0.7M, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296590.

Round cairn (diam 9m, mean heig 0.7m).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296592.

Not visible on raf 1946 photos (rchm app 1985).

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV296593.

Vis=est -/-/2000 (ancient monuments) round cairn 20m se of challacombe cross.

AM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296594.

Diam 7.3m, height 1.1m. Central hollow, 2.7m diam, 0.6m deep, represents partial early excavation (am).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296595.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296596.

Des=ancient monuments/(-/-/2000)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV296590Migrated Record: DIAM 9M, MEAN HEIG 0.7M.
SDV296592Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV296593Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV296594Migrated Record: AM.
SDV296595Migrated Record:
SDV296596Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 2:11PM