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Monument Number 439040

Hob Uid: 439040
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Sheepstor
Grid Ref : SX5713066650
Summary : A disturbed turf-covered cairn measuring 11m in diameter and a maximum of 0.6m high. There is no evidence to suggest the former presence of a cist or kerb. A well-used footpath impinges on the E side of the mound.
More information : Approximately SX 57086660 Mutilated cairn, diameter
7m and height 0.3m.

Visited May 1976. (1)

At SX 57146664, on a SW slope below Gutter Tor at 319m OD, there is
a much mutilated cairn. It appears as circular spread of turf-covered
stones measuring 10.7m. in diameter and 0.6m. high. (Grinsell's
measurements apply to the exposed stone of the cairn).

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (2)

SX 57136665. A disturbed turf-covered cairn measuring 11m in diameter and a maximum of 0.6m high. There is no evidence to suggest the former presence of a cist or kerb. A well-used footpath impinges on the E side of the mound.
(3)



Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 166
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 16-SEP-80
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 14-MAR-2005 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
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10624
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NE 192
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NE 186
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-09-16
End Date : 1980-09-16
Associated Activities : Primary, RINGMOOR DOWN CONDITION SURVEY
Activity type : MANAGEMENT SURVEY
Start Date : 2005-02-01
End Date : 2005-05-01