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HER Number:MDV8077
Name:Cairn at south end of stone row on Trendlebere Down

Summary

Cairn at south end of stone row on trendlebere down ne slope of black hill. Vis=estimated -/-/1952 (worth) a ruined cairn some 50ft in diam but now reduced to a ring cairn. Vis=19/4/1960 (os) perimeter can be traced on the ground but only a grass covered crescent of stones survives in the eastern half. Vis=17/4/1974 (grinsell, l. V. ). Cairn, truncated, from west margin of which double stone row descends. Diameter 14.5m, height 0.6m. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 766 792
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/29/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CAIRN (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV283215.

Cairn at south end of stone row on trendlebere down ne slope of black hill. Vis=estimated -/-/1952 (worth) a ruined cairn some 50ft in diam but now reduced to a ring cairn. Vis=19/4/1960 (os) perimeter can be traced on the ground but only a grass covered crescent of stones survives in the eastern half. Vis=17/4/1974 (grinsell, l. V. ). Cairn, truncated, from west margin of which double stone row descends. Diameter 14.5m, height 0.6m. Vis=visible and recorded (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV283216.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1953)227.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV283217.

Osa=sx77ne2.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV283218.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)156.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV283219.

Aph=nmr sx7679/1(14/4/1977).


Natural England Volunteers, 2009-2015, Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey, J9 (Worksheet). SDV350591.

Visited 11/12/2009. Cairn at SX 76637 79239. Good example of a robbed cairn, very close to fire break. Scheduled monument. Sketches and photos taken.


Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV283215Report - Survey: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV283216Migrated Record:
SDV283217Migrated Record:
SDV283218Migrated Record:
SDV283219Aerial Photograph:
SDV350591Worksheet: Natural England Volunteers. 2009-2015. Natural England Volunteer Archaeological Survey. Natural England Archaeological Survey. Worksheet. J9.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #114980 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV8076Related to: Alignment on Trendlebeare Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6071 - East Devon Natural Nature Reserve and surrounds Archaeological Survey

Date Last Edited:Jan 15 2019 2:51PM