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Monument Number 1220718

Hob Uid: 1220718
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Ilsington
Grid Ref : SX7626076510
Summary : A large prehistoric cairn sited on the southern ridge of Haytor Down or Pinchaford Ball.
More information : Centred SX 7626 7651 A large, though heavily robbed cairn, sited on the southern ridge of Haytor Down, or Pinchaford Ball. It consists of a 22m diameter, furf-covered flat-topped stony mound with a partial ring of larger boulders around the circumference. Some of these boulders are earthfast and could be components of an original kerb. The cairn is one of a group of four (see also SX 77 NE 48; 50; 81)
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Depicted by Butler 1991(2)

For plan see RCHME 1999 (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : NEWMAN P 30-MAY-1999 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities Vol. 1 The East
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME 1999 Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon: an archaeological survey by the RCHME
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Source : Haytor Down/Report
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Prehistoric
Display Date : Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -500000
Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 77 NE 49
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Associated Activities : Primary, HAYTOR DOWN, RCHME ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SURVEY PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1999-01-04
End Date : 1999-04-30