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Monument Number 434864

Hob Uid: 434864
Location :
Cornwall
Cornwall
Looe
Grid Ref : SX2608054240
Summary : Site of a Bronze Age barrow and probable site for a medieval/post medieval beacon.
More information : (SX 26085424) Tumulus (NR) (Site of) (NAT) (1)

The site of a large and perfect barrow extant in 1823 but later
levelled. No finds are reported.

The barrow, on the highest point in the area, is said to have been
the site of a beacon. The field is named "Beacon Park". (2-3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:10 000 1976
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : W Antiquary 2 1882-3 171
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : E & W Looe 1823 97 (T Bond)
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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 Barrow
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Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Beacon
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 25 SE 8
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : BARBICAN, EAST LOOE
Activity type : EVALUATION
Start Date : 1997-01-01
End Date : 1997-12-31