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HER Number:MDV7832
Name:Cairn on Skerraton Down


A circular mound about 7 metres in diameter and approximately 1 metre high. Turf covered, possibly undisturbed. Recorded in 1980s as destroyed 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/33/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV159806.

Des=worksheet 9/11/1976.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV159807.

Des=worksheet 2/5/1980.

Greeves, T. A. P., Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV69961.

Barrow o. Vis=9/11/1976. A circular mound about 7m in diameter and approx.1m high. Turf covered, possibly undisturbed. Vis=2/5/1980 (greeves, t. ). Barrow destroyed by agricultural operations.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Worksheet: Greeves, T. A. P..

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 2:24PM