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HER Number:MDV6765
Name:BARROW in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


Cairn (heig 1.83m, diam 20.1m).


Grid Reference:SX 621 838
Map Sheet:SX68SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SW/23
  • Old SAM County Ref: 479
  • Old SAM Ref: 28679

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BARROW (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=10/7/1976 (grinsell) cairn, with large hollow centre. Diameter 19m, height 1.5m.

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

Vis=19/8/1950 (os) partially turf covered with hollow in centre, and very mutilated.

HEIG 1.83M, DIAM 20.1M, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245346.

Cairn (heig 1.83m, diam 20.1m).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245347.

Quintin's man; the placename seems to indicate the existence of a menhir, but the object to which it is applied is to a cairn. No record of a menhir standing by a cairn.

Ancient Monuments, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV245348.

Vis=-/9/1961 (ancient monuments) depression in centre with small pile of stones on edge. Grass has grown on the sides.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245355.

Worth, r. H. /tda/72(1940)198/the dartmoor menhirs.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245356.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245357.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1953)271.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245358.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)144.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245359.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV245360.

Des=gerrard, s. /(27/10/1997)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. OSA. Card Index.
SDV245346Migrated Record: HEIG 1.83M, DIAM 20.1M.
SDV245347Migrated Record:
SDV245348Report - Survey: Ancient Monuments.
SDV245355Migrated Record:
SDV245356Migrated Record:
SDV245357Migrated Record:
SDV245358Migrated Record:
SDV245359Migrated Record:
SDV245360Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV27278Related to: Pool north of Quintin's Man Cairn (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 7 2020 12:01PM