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Monument Number 438659

Hob Uid: 438659
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Sheepstor
Grid Ref : SX5760066810
Summary : A cist on the flat top of Gutter Tor. Two end stones and a side stone remain upright and a slab flush with the ground on the E may be a recumbent side stone. There is no trace of a cairn.
More information : (SX 57606683) Cist (NR). (1)

Remains of a cist consisting of two end stones and a side stone.
(Plan) Excavations produced no finds. (2)

This cist is situated on the flat top of Gutter Tor at about
345m OD just on the north side of the crest of the hill. Two
end stones and a side stone remain upright but a slab flush
with the ground on the east side may be a recumbent side stone.
(See illus) The height above ground is 0.4m.

There is no trace of a cairn.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD. (3)

This feature remains as described by Authority 3. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R H Worth)
Page(s) : 48-9
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Vol(s) : 32, 1900
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JGB 24-MAY-77
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 14-FEB-2005 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 : Cist
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 567
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10580
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 12
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 56
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : GUTTER TOR
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1900-01-01
End Date : 1900-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 55
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-05-24
End Date : 1977-05-24
Associated Activities : RINGMOOR DOWN CONDITION SURVEY
Activity type : MANAGEMENT SURVEY
Start Date : 2005-02-01
End Date : 2005-05-01