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Monument Number 438714

Hob Uid: 438714
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5827065230
Summary : The remains of a kerbed cairn with cist. The cairn is 4.6m in diameter and 0.6m high. Within the outer ring of stones is a second ring of boulders which may represent an inner kerb. The cist is 1.8m by 0.9m and 0.5m deep with an adjacent coverstone. The cist is aligned east to west. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 58276523) Cist (NR). (1)

A cist, all the stones being in position, but the end stones
have fallen inwards. Its original size was approximately 4
feet 6 inches long, 2 feet 10 inches wide, the present depth
being 2 feet 4 inches. The cover stone, which reaches a length
of 7 feet 6 inches and width of 2 feet 4 inches, has been moved
aside. A ruined retaining circle, originally about 10 feet in
diameter, surrounds the cist. (2)

On a slight north-west slope near a reave (see SX 56 SE 123) is
the remains of a kerbed cairn with cist. The cairn is 4.6m in
diameter and 0.6m high. Within the outer ring of stones is a
second ring of boulders not shown on Worth's plan but which may
represent an inner kerb.

The cist is 1.8m by 0.9m and 0.5m deep with an adjacent
coverstone. The cist is aligned east to west.

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

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) : 115-7
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Vol(s) : 64, 1932
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 22-DEC-78
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 02-Dec-91
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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 : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 576
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10649
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 75
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 74
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-12-22
End Date : 1978-12-22