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Monument Number 1360261

Hob Uid: 1360261
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5911063760
Summary : A disturbed cairn and recumbent boundary stone on the moderate SW flank of Shell Top.
More information : Cairn depicted and described by Robertson. (1)

Cairn and boundary stone depicted and described by Butler. (2)

SX 59116376. A disturbed cairn and recumbent boundary stone on the moderate SW flank of Shell Top.
The cairn measures 6.7m N to S by 7.0m and stands a maximum of 0.9m high. The centre is occupied by two amorphous hollows. There is no evidence to suggest the former presence of a cist or kerb.
Adjacent to the SW fringe of the cairn is a recumbent boundary stone 1.5m long, a maximum of 0.55m wide and 0.2m thick. The exposed face displays the inscribed letters 'B' and 'C'.
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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Robertson JG 1991 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE UPPER PLYM VALLEY Unpublished PhD Thesis Edinburgh University
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1994 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 3 - The South West
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 23-MAY-2002 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, Boundary Stone
Evidence : Earthwork, Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 223
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20