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HER Number:MDV3363
Name:Cairn with a cist north-east of Drizzlecombe

Summary

Cist placed se/nw; slight evidence of cairn. Excavated 1914: a little charcoal only, no internment pit found. Cist is at drizzle combe

Location

Grid Reference:SX 592 674
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/68
  • Old SAM County Ref: 10714

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1004.

Vis=29/7/1972 (grinsell) cist placed se/nw; slight evidence of cairn. Excavated 1914: a little charcoal only, no internment pit found. Cist is at drizzle combe (grinsell).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229251.

Cist.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229254.

Not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV229255.

Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) mound diam 4m, height 0.25m. Part of retaining kerb on nw side. Cist 1.18m by 0.9m by 0.6m deep (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229256.

Osa=sx56ne12.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229257.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)167.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229258.

Worth, r. H. /tda/39(1907)83/with plan and view.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229259.

Worth, r. H. /tda/47(1915)131.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV229260.

Tda/84(1952)250.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=23/3/1979 (os) cist 1.3m by 1.0m externally. Depth 0.6m (os).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record:
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  • Report - Survey: AM.
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  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
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  • Migrated Record:
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 21 2015 11:25AM