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Monument Number 438791

Hob Uid: 438791
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5956065800
Summary : A Bronze Age cairn and cist. The cairn measures 4.7m in diameter and 0.5m high. The cist, aligned north west to south east, measures 0.8m by 0.4m and is 0.3m deep. A probable coverstone 2.0m to the north measures 0.9m by 0.7m. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 5967 6579) Cists (NR) (One of a group of five
cists). (1)

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

On the scrub covered slope north of Hen Tor at approximately
388.0m OD is a cairn and cist. The cairn measures 4.7m in
diameter and 0.5m high. The cist, aligned north west to south
east, measures 0.8m by 0.4m and is 0.3m deep. A probable
coverstone 2.0m to the north measures 0.9m by 0.7m.

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

Scheduled. (4)

This feature remains as described by Authority 3. (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 Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R H Worth)
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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-2001 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 : 10652
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 102
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 99
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