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Monument Number 438717

Hob Uid: 438717
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5828065340
Summary : A cairn measuring 8.6m in diameter and 0.6m high. It has a cist is 1.1m by 0.6m and 0.6m deep and aligned north-east to south-west. The former coverstone lies to the west.Scheduled.
More information : (SX 5827 6533) Cist (NR). (1)

A cist with its coverstone removed, 832 feet west of Hentor Brook
and 51 feet north of Cornwood Reave (SX 56 NE 123) The cist
appeared to have been recently disturbed and excavations exposed
no finds. (2)

On a slight north-west slope near a reave (see SX 56 SE 123) is a
cairn with cist. The cairn is 8.6m in diameter and 0.6m high;
the cist is 1.1m by 0.6m and 0.6m deep and aligned north-east to
south-west.

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

SX 58276535. A cairn immediately adjacent to and west of Willings Walls Reave. The cairn mound measures 9 metres in diameter and up to 0.5 metres high. It contains a central cist with one end slab and two side slabs in place. Scheduled. (5)

Depicted and described by Robertson. (6)

Depicted and described by Butler. (7)

SX 58286534. This cairn is as described by Authority 3. The former coverstone lies immediately W of the cist.
(8)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R H Worth)
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Vol(s) : 32, 1900
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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Source Number : 5
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : EH Scheduling amendment, 09-MAY-2001
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Robertson JG 1991 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE UPPER PLYM VALLEY Unpublished PhD Thesis Edinburgh University
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Source Number : 7
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1994 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 3 - The South West
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Source Number : 8
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Probert SAJ 05-MAR-2002 EH Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Start Date :
Monument Type : Cairn, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork, Structure

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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 : 24231
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 76
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : CAIRN WEST OF WILLINGS WALLS REAVE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1899-01-01
End Date : 1899-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 75
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-12-22
End Date : 1978-12-22
Associated Activities : PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20