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Monument Number 438532

Hob Uid: 438532
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Sheepstor
Grid Ref : SX5922067470
Summary : A well preserved cist with two sidestones and two end stones is located on a gentle west-facing moorland hillslops at SX59225747. Internally it measures 0.9m by 0.6m and a maximum 0.65m deep. It is oriented north-west/south-east and its top is 0.25m above g.s.l.;there is no trace of a coverstone. A vague stoney spread around the structure, some 4.0m in diameter, may represent vestiges of a cairn.
More information : A cist at SX 59226747 (3) with no coverstone (Plan)
Excavations in 1907 revealed only a few fragments of charcoal
(2). (1-3)

A cist at SX 59236747, with two sidestones and two end stones
but no coverstone, measures 1.3m by 1.0m externally and 1.0m
by 0.7m internally. It has a depth of 0.6m and is orientated
north-west/south-east.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD. (4)

A well preserved cist with two sidestones and two end stones is located on a gentle west-facing moorland hillslops at SX59225747. Internally it measures 0.9m by 0.6m and a maximum 0.65m deep. It is oriented north-west/south-east and its top is 0.25m above g.s.l.;there is no trace of a coverstone. A vague stoney spread around the structure, some 4.0m in diameter, may represent vestiges of a cairn. (5)

Described and depicted by Robertson (6) and Butler (7)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R H Worth)
Page(s) : 83
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Vol(s) : 39, 1907
Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R H Worth)
Page(s) : 131
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Vol(s) : 47, 1915
Source Number : 3
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (C E Birkett Dixon)
Page(s) : 250
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Vol(s) : 84, 1952
Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JGB 23-MAR-79
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Fletcher M 13-AUG-1999 English Heritage Field Investigation
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Robertson J G The Archeaology of the Upper Plym Unpublished PhD Thesis. Edinburgh University.
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1994 Dartmoor Atlas Of Antiquities vol 3 The South-West map 47
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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 : Cist
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10714
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 68
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 12
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : DRIZZLE COMBE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1914-01-01
End Date : 1914-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 12
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-03-23
End Date : 1979-03-23
Associated Activities : ENGLISH HERITAGE PROJECT: THE EYLESBARROW ARCHAEOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE.
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1999-06-01
End Date : 1999-09-01