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HER Number:MDV7828
Name:Barrow 215 meters north of Skerraton Gate


Earthern mound north of Skerraton Gate, now destroyed to ground level.


Grid Reference:SX 700 652
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDEAN PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/31

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

Barrow l. Vis=9/11/1976. A circular mound about 6m in diameter and approx.1.5m high. Turf covered, (27m from field boundary).(worksheet)vis=2/5/1980 (greeves, t. ). Cairn now destroyed to ground level by agricultural operations.(worksheet).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV158266.

Des=worksheet 9/11/1976(robinson).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV158267.

Des=worksheet 2/5/1980(greeves).

Royal Air Force, 1946 - 1949, Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV342938.

Area of cairns shown on Royal Air Force aerial photography, although individual cairns are not distinguishable.

Robinson, R., 1976, Dean Prior Barrows (Site Visit). SDV346527.

Barrow L. A circular mound about 6.0 meters in diameter and approximately 1.5 meters high. Turf-covered, (27.0 meters from the field boundary).

Greeves, T. A. P., 1980, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV346542.

Cairn now destroyed to ground level by agricultural operations.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV158266Migrated Record:
SDV158267Migrated Record:
SDV342938Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946 - 1949. Royal Air Force Aerial Photographs. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105170 ]
SDV346527Site Visit: Robinson, R.. 1976. Dean Prior Barrows. Worksheet. Digital.
SDV346542Site Visit: Greeves, T. A. P.. 1980. Worksheet. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV7830Related to: Cairn on Skerraton Down (Monument)
MDV7831Related to: Cairn on Skerraton Down (Monument)
MDV7832Related to: Cairn on Skerraton Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 10 2011 1:14PM