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Monument Number 1339476

Hob Uid: 1339476
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Okehampton Hamlets
Grid Ref : SX5746091530
Summary : A flat-topped cairn containing the endstones of a cist lies on the upper slopes of a small promontory at the W end of Black Down.
More information : Bronze Age round cairn containing a cist situated on Black Down 1.6 kilometres east of Higher Bowden. The cairn is 6 metres in diameter and 0.7 metres in height. The cist is 0.9 metres long with 2 edge slabs in the original position. Remains of a kerb are visible aroudn the north west edge of the mound. Scheduled.(1)

SX 57409153. A flat-topped cairn containing the endstones of a cist lies on the upper slopes of a small promontory at the W end of Black Down. The cairn measures 6.5m in diameter and stands 0.7m high on the downslope, NE, side. The centre of the mound is occupied by a roughly circular hollow which as exposed the boulders of the cairn's fabric and two parallel slabs 0.5m long and 0.75m apart which appear to be endstones of a cist. Spoil from the excavation lies on the E and S sides of the mound. traces of a possible kerb are visible on the N fringe of the cairn. (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 29-JAN-2004 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 : Round Cairn, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28750
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 59 SE 207
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 59 SE 81
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : NORTH DARTMOOR MILITARY RANGE ENGLISH HERITAGE PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2003-10-14
End Date : 2004-07-31