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HER Number:MDV7830
Name:Cairn on Skerraton Down


A circular mound about 12 metres in diameter. Composed of small stones and hollow in the centre (12 metres from the field boundary). Barrow recorded in 1980s as reduced to ground level by agricultural operations.


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/33

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

12M FROM THE FIELD BOUNDARY, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV159792.

Barrow m. Vis=9/11/1976 a circular mound about 12m in diameter. Composed of small stones and hollow in the centre (12m from the field boundary). Vis=2/5/1980 (greeves, t. ). Barrow now destroyed to ground level by agricultural operations.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV159793.

Des=worksheet 9/11/1976.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV159794.

Des=worksheet 2/5/1980.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV159792Report - Survey: 12M FROM THE FIELD BOUNDARY.
SDV159793Migrated Record:
SDV159794Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV7828Related to: Barrow 215 meters north of Skerraton Gate (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 2:22PM