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Monument Number 1376648

Hob Uid: 1376648
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6173085480
Summary : Bronze Age cist situated near the summit of Whitehorse Hill. The cist measures 0.3 metres deep and 0.4 metres wide. A recent drystone wall now obscures this feature from view.
More information : SX 61728547. Bronze Age cist situated near the summit of Whitehorse Hill. Until 2001, the western edge of the cist was visible, exposed in the side of an island of peat. Early in 2001 a drystone wall was built in front of the cist, hiding it from view. The cist is 0.3 metres deep by 0.4 metres wide and its capstone remains in its original position. Scheduled. (1)

The drystone wall noted by authority 1 is at SX 61738548. It is a 2.3m long, 0.9m high drystone wall constructed of "white" granite blocks which retains an exposed peat mound. There is no trace of a cist. (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 12-Mar-03
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Fletcher M. 20 Oct 2003 EH Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Cist
Evidence : Structure
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : 2001
Monument End Date : 2001
Monument Start Date : 2001
Monument Type : Wall
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 170
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 34445
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 115
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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