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Monument Number 1262050

Hob Uid: 1262050
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Sheepstor
Grid Ref : SX5870067160
Summary : A small cairn measuring 3.6m in diameter and 0.5m high. There is no evidence of disturbance; a few boulders and small slabs lie around the perimeter. Its position adjacent to the nearby extensive settlement suggests that it is probably a stone clearance mound rather than a burial cairn.
More information : SX58706716. A compact cairn now bracken-covered is located on a slight slope adjacent to the Whittenknowles Settlement. It measures 3.6m in diameter and 0.5m high. There is no evidence of disturbance; a few boulders and small slabs lie around the perimeter. Its position adjacent to the nearby extensive settlement suggests that it is probably a stone clearance mound rather than a sepulchural cairn.

Not listed in Butlers' : Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities. (1)

SX 58716716. Round cairn, located on a slight slope adjacent to the extensive Whittenknowles settlement. It measures 4 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.6 metres high. There is no evidence of disturbance although some stone is visible around its perimeter, possibly representing the remains of a kerb. Scheduled. (2)

This feature remains as described and interpreted by Authority 1. (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Fletcher M 11-NOV-1999 English Heritage Field Investigation
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 08-Sep-03
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 10-MAR-2005 EH Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Round Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 34464
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 244
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE PROJECT: THE EYLESBARROW ARCHAEOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE.
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1999-06-01
End Date : 1999-09-01
Associated Activities : Primary, RINGMOOR DOWN CONDITION SURVEY
Activity type : MANAGEMENT SURVEY
Start Date : 2005-02-01
End Date : 2005-05-01