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


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


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: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN? (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Not applicable))
  • CLEARANCE CAIRN? (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Fletcher, M. J., 1989, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV237663.

A turf-covered stony mound at SX62277130 approximately 3.5 meters in overall diameter and 0.4 meters high with a 2.0 meter 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

SDV237663Report - Survey: Fletcher, M. J.. 1989. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV12965Related to: Settlement south of Royal Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Dec 14 2016 2:55PM