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Monument Number 438797

Hob Uid: 438797
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5963065770
Summary : The remains of Bronze Age cairn with a cist. The cairn measures 5.6m in diameter and 0.6m in height with a few stones of a cairn circle 3.2m in diameter remaining on the west side. The cist is 1.2m by 0.4m and 0.5m deep with a coverstone 1.6m by 1.1m at its maximum. It is aligned north north west-south south east. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 59646577) Cists (NR) (One of a group of five
cists). (1)

A cist comprised of two side stones, one end stone and a
coverstone (Plan). The cist had been covered by a barrow which
lay in a 10ft 6ins diameter cairn circle. Excavations in 1900
yielded no results. (2)

On the slope north of Hen Tor at 395.0m OD is the remains of a
cairn with a cist. The cairn measures 5.6m in diameter and 0.6m in
height with a few stones of a cairn circle 3.2m in diameter
remaining on the west side. The cist is 1.2m by 0.4m and 0.5m
deep with a coverstone 1.6m by 1.1m at its maximum. It is aligned
north north west - south south east.

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

Scheduled. (4)

Sx 59636577. This feature remains as described by Authority 3. (5)

Depicted and described by Butler. (6)

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) : 119
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Vol(s) : 33, 1901
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 : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 169
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10653
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 104
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : HENTOR WARREN
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1890-01-01
End Date : 1890-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 101
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