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HER Number:MDV6945
Name:CAIRN in the Parish of South Tawton


Remains of stone circle.


Grid Reference:SX 650 914
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Tawton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH TAWTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/7
  • Old SAM Ref: 28706(P)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=21/4/1997 (gerrard, s. ) round cairn 320m nnw of shilley pool (mpp).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=21/4/1973 (grinsell) mound, possibly a barrow, shown on os 6" as 'mound', on 1:25000 os as 'tumulus'. Diameter 8.0m, height 0.3m.

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

Vis=10/8/1950 (os) no trace of stone circle could be found. But the probable remains of a retaining circle surrounding a low barrow were seen at sx65039141.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV270687.

Remains of stone circle.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV270692.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV270693.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)170.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV270694.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV270695.

Des=gerrard, s. /(21/4/1998)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1004Migrated Record:
SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV270687Migrated Record:
SDV270692Migrated Record:
SDV270693Migrated Record:
SDV270694Migrated Record:
SDV270695Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM