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Monument Number 1339454

Hob Uid: 1339454
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Okehampton Hamlets
Grid Ref : SX5846092320
Summary : A prehistoric cairn lies on a slight shelf in the S facing flank of Black Down 315m SW of Anthony Stile. It is slightly ovoid measuring 7.5m N to S by 8.1m in overall diameter and stands 0.7m high. Scheduled
More information : Bronze Age round cairn situated on Black Down 410 metres south west of Anthony Stile. The cairn is 8 metres diameter by 0.8 metres high. There is a hollow in the centre of the mound and a trench on the north western side, possibly results of early excavation and military interference. Scheduled.(1)

SX 58469232. A prehistoric cairn lies on a slight shelf in the S facing flank of Black Down 315m SW of Anthony Stile. It is slightly ovoid measuring 7.5m N to S by 8.1m in overall diameter and stands 0.7m high. A slight hollow in the crest of the mound may indicate the site of an unrecorded antiquarian excavation. There is no evidence to suggest the presence of a cist or kerb.
(2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : EH scheduling amendment, 19-MAR-2001
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 15-SEP-2003 EH Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28749
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 59 SE 205
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 59 SE 80
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, NORTH DARTMOOR MILITARY RANGE ENGLISH HERITAGE PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2003-10-14
End Date : 2004-07-31