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HER Number:MDV69494
Name:Cairn on Langstone Moor circa 100 metres south-east of the Stone Circle

Summary

One of a group of three cairns on Langstone Moor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 557 781
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of three cairns on Langstone Moor circa 100 metres south-east of the Stone Circle

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/28/2
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Newman, P., 2003, The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs, 5, Figs 2 & 3 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

Three small cairns are shown on the english heritage survey of 2003 to the southeast of the stone circle on Langstone Moor. The third cairn is to the west of the two scheduled cairns. Map object based on this source.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Possible cairn visible on aerial photograph. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV255420Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2003. The Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy, Devon and its Prehistoric Environs. English Heritage Archaeological Investigation Report. 25. A4 Comb Bound. 5, Figs 2 & 3.
SDV346026Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV4594Related to: Cairn 120 metres south-east of Langstone Moor stone circle (Monument)
MDV4226Related to: Langstone Moor Stone Circle, Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV4593Related to: Round cairn 120 metres south-east of Langstone Moor stone circle (Monument)
MDV4595Related to: Round cairn 25 metres south of Langstone Moor stone circle (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7275 - Survey of the Langstone Moor stone circle and other prehistoric monuments nearby
  • EDV7441 - Condition survey of the archaeological sites of Merrivale Training Area
  • EDV7570 - Condition survey of Merrivale Range training area

Date Last Edited:Jun 6 2017 10:19AM