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Monument Number 438788

Hob Uid: 438788
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5960065890
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn with cist. The cairn is 5.2m in diameter and 0.7m high with the remains of a retaining circle. The cist is 1.1m by 0.6m and 0.6m deep with a stone floor. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 5691 6588) Cists (NR) (One of a group of five
cists). (1)

A cist with its coverstone missing. (Plan). (2)

To the west of Shavercombe Brook, on a north west facing slope
at approximately 373.0 m OD is the remains of a cairn with a
cist. The cairn is 5.2m in diameter and 0.7m high with the
remains of a retaining circle. The cist is 1.1m by 0.6m and
0.6m deep with a stone floor; it is aligned north west/south
east

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

Scheduled. (4)

SX 59606589. This feature is broadly as described by Authority 3 though the height of the cairn has been reduced to 0.2m high. The retaining kerb is 4.9m N to S by 4.7m in diameter and 0.3m high.

(5)

Depicted and described by Butler. (6)

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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)
Page(s) : 84
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Vol(s) : 65, 1933
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 20-DEC-78
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 29-Nov-91
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Probert SAJ 15-JAN-2002 EH Field Investigation
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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
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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, Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10651
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 101
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 98
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-12-20
End Date : 1978-12-20
Associated Activities : PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20