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HER Number:MDV3490
Name:CIST in the Parish of Shaugh Prior

Summary

Shavercombe. Cist b on plan, near southern fence of the former hentor newtake. In perfect condition, except that coverstone is missing. Real depth greater than present depth (worth). Vis=8/6/1974 (grinsell). Remains of cairn enclosing cist, placed se/nw. Capstone possibly to n. Diam 2.8m, height 0.2m. Vis=20/12/1978 (os). The cairn measures 4.7m in diameter, 0.5m high. The cist measures 0.8m by 0.4m and is 0.3m deep. A probable coverstone to the north, 0.9m by 0.7m. Vis=not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Mound 4.5m diam, 0.5m high. Traces of possible retaining kerb. Central cist 0.8m long, 0.6m wide, 0.4m deep (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 595 657
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/167
  • Old SAM Ref: 10652

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV163229.

Shavercombe. Cist b on plan, near southern fence of the former hentor newtake. In perfect condition, except that coverstone is missing. Real depth greater than present depth (worth). Vis=8/6/1974 (grinsell). Remains of cairn enclosing cist, placed se/nw. Capstone possibly to n. Diam 2.8m, height 0.2m. Vis=20/12/1978 (os). The cairn measures 4.7m in diameter, 0.5m high. The cist measures 0.8m by 0.4m and is 0.3m deep. A probable coverstone to the north, 0.9m by 0.7m. Vis=not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments). Mound 4.5m diam, 0.5m high. Traces of possible retaining kerb. Central cist 0.8m long, 0.6m wide, 0.4m deep (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163230.

Worth, r. H. /tda/65(1933)84 pl.7 figs.4-5/52nd report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163231.

Worth, r. H. /tda/34(1902)116,139/21st report of the barrow committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163232.

Osa=sx56ne102.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV163233.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)164.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: AM.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2015 4:23PM