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HER Number:MDV78792
Name:Possible cairn near settlement south of Royal Hill, Dartmoor Forest

Summary

A small cairn or clearance mound near Bronze Age settlement south of Royal Hill.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 622 713
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67SW75
  • Pastscape: 443458

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CLEARANCE CAIRN? (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monuments Record, 2020, Pastscape, 443458, SX67SW75 (Website). SDV363416.

Field Investigation on 5th March 1989. A turf-covered stony mound at SX62277130 approximately 3.5 metres in overall diameter and 0.4 metres high with a 2.0 metrer diameter central depression. A number of boulders are visible but no upright slabs are apparent. Possibly a cairn or contemporaneous clearance mound.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV363416Website: National Monuments Record. 2020. Pastscape. https://www.pastscape.org.uk/. Website. 443458, SX67SW75.

Associated Monuments

MDV129453Related to: Two clearance cairns west of unenclosed settlement south of Royal Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)
MDV12965Related to: Unenclosed hut circle settlement south of Royal Hill, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 7 2020 2:27PM