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Monument Number 1327518

Hob Uid: 1327518
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
North Bovey
Grid Ref : SX6970082760
Summary : A platform cairn situated on the north facing slope of a prominent ridge, approximately 550 metres north of Shapley Tor. The cairn includes a 12 metre diameter circular platform standing 0.2 metres high. On this platform stands an ovoid flat-topped cairn measuring 9.7 metres east to west by 7.5 metres and standing a maximum of 0.8 metres high. The sides of the mound are heather clad while the top is grassy with some stone protruding. There is no evidence to suggest the presence of a cist or kerb. Scheduled.
More information : Cairn depicted by Butler (1991, Map 23). (1)

SX 69708176. An ovoid flat-topped cairn lies on the ridge crest some 550m N of Shapley Tor. It measures 9.7m E to W by 7.5m and stands a maximum of 0.8m high. The sides of the mound are heather clad while the top is grassy with some stone protruding.
There is no evidence to suggest the presence of a cist or kerb.
(2)

SX 69698276. Platform cairn. Scheduled. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
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 : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 10-OCT-2000 EH Field Investigation
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 11-Dec-01
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Platform Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 34430
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 SE 295
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 SE 295
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, BIRCH TOR AND VITIFER - ENGLISH HERITAGE FIELD SURVEY PROJECT.
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2000-07-01
End Date : 2001-03-01