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Monument Number 438794

Hob Uid: 438794
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5981065870
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn with cist. The oval cairn is 7.5m by 6.5m and 0.9m high with some kerbing. An amorphous hollow occupies the centre of the mound and a single sidestone of the cist remains in situ. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 5982 6588) Cairn (NR). (1)

Cairn and cist. (2)

On the east side of Shavercombe Brook at approximately 395.0m OD
is the remains of a cairn with cist. The oval cairn is 7.5m by
6.5m and 0.9m high with some kerbing. The cist is 1.3m by 0.6m
and 0.4m deep and is aligned north north-west to south
south-east. No coverstone is visible.

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

Cairn depicted and described by Butler. (5)

SX 59816588. The cairn remains as described by Authority 3 though the crest of the mound is occupied by an amorphous hollow approximately 2.0m across and 0.3m deep. Only one sidestone of the cist is visible.
(6)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Corr 6" (R H Worth 10.12.48)
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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 : 05-Dec-91
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Source Number : 5
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 : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Probert SAJ 16-FEB-2002 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 : Structure, Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10655
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 103
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 100
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-12-20
End Date : 1978-12-20
Associated Activities : Primary, PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20