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Monument Number 438692

Hob Uid: 438692
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Sheepstor
Grid Ref : SX5739065480
Summary : A cairn 5.0m diameter and 0.4m high containing a disturbed cist. A displaced cover stone lies on the S side of the cairn.
More information : (SX 57396547) Cist (NR). (1)

A cist, 250 yds south-east of Legis Tor, built on an earthfast
boulder. No end stones remain. The eastern side stone is
3 feet 1 inch long, the western stone, which is displaced, is 3 feet
4 inches long. The width between them varies from 1 foot 9 inches
at the north end to 3 feet 4 1/2inches at the southern end. The
cover stone lies to the south of the cist, and is approximately
5 feet 4 inches long, 4 feet 2 inches wide. The present diameter of
the barrow is 16 feet. Excavation has yielded no results. (2)

SX 57386548 A small round cairn, 5.0m diameter and 0.4m high,
containing a cist, lies on a false crest at 292m OD.

The cist, comprising the 2 side stones only, measures 0.2m along
the east side and 0.7m along the west side; it narrows from
1.0m wide at the south to 0.6m wide at the north, and the
displaced cover stone measures 1.7m by 1.3m.

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

Scheduled Monument National Number 22289. (4)

SX 57396548. This feature is as described by Authority 3 and remains in a stable condition. (5)


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
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Vol(s) : 33, 1901
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 20-JUN-77
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Schedule amendment 29-May-2001
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 18-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 : Cairn, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 592
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10589
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 70
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22289
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 67
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : LEGIS TOR
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1896-01-01
End Date : 1896-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 66
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-06-20
End Date : 1977-06-20
Associated Activities : RINGMOOR DOWN CONDITION SURVEY
Activity type : MANAGEMENT SURVEY
Start Date : 2005-02-01
End Date : 2005-05-01