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HER Number:MDV69504
Name:Possible cairn on southern slope of Whittor

Summary

Small cairn lying approximately 60 metres to the north-north-east of the group of three cairns on the south slope of Whittor. Although severely altered it is certainly likely to have been a cairn. Surveyed in 2003.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 543 784
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/28/5

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, fig 2 (Report - Survey). SDV255420.

(Cairn 5) Small cairn shown on the English Heritage survey of 2003 lying approximately 60 metres to the north-north-east of the group of three cairns on the south slope of Whittor. Although severely altered it is certainly likely to have been a cairn.

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, fig 2. [Mapped feature: #45321 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV4137Part of: CAIRN CEMETERY in the Parish of Peter Tavy (Monument)
MDV4180Related to: Cairn south of White Tor (Monument)
MDV69503Related to: Prehistoric Cairn on the south slope of Whittor (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:Jul 31 2018 11:42AM