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Monument Number 438944

Hob Uid: 438944
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5925065720
Summary : A low earthen barrow or cairn with cist. The barrow is 4 metres by 3.5 metres and 0.6 metres. high. The centrally placed cist is 1.2 metres by 0.75 metres. internally and 0.2 metres deep. Three side stones visible, with the cist aligned north-east/south-west, but no coverstone. The overall condition is fair.
More information : SX 59246570. Cist shown on plan: forty-five inches by
twenty-four to twenty-nine inches: situated within a cairn. (1)

On a west facing slope to the north of Hen Tor at 357.0m. OD. is a
low earthen barrow with cist. The barrow is 4.0m. by 3.5m. and 0.6m.
high. The centrally placed cist is 1.2m. by 0.6m. internally and
0.2m. deep. Three side stones visible, with the cist aligned
north-east/south-west, but no coverstone. The overall condition
is fair.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD. (2)

A low earthern barrow or cairn with cist. The barrow is 4 metres by 3.5 metres and 0.6m high. The centrally placed cist is 1.2m by 0.75m internally and 0.2m deep. Three side stones visible, with the cist aligned north-east/south-west, but no coverstone. The overall condition is fair. (3)

SX 59256572. A fairly well preserved cist lies in the top of an ill-defined mound which measures approximately 4.1m by 3.7m and 0.5m high. The visible two long side slabs and one end stone of the cist enclose an area of 1.1m by 0.6m. A buried slab leaning against one of the side slabs may be a coverstone (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Typescript notes and plans Plymouth city Library (R J Haynes)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 22-FEB-79
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 03-Jul-00
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Fletcher M. 28-Feb-2002 English Heritage 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 : Cist, Round Barrow, Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork, Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 24220
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 158
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 152
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-02-22
End Date : 1979-02-22