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Monument Number 439079

Hob Uid: 439079
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5466065100
Summary : The remains of a disturbed prehistoric cairn. It was re-used as an observation post during World War Two.
More information : (SX 54666510) Cairn Circle (NR). (1)

A cairn, diameter 72 feet, height 3 feet, much disturbed and
topped by an abandoned (war-time) "Observation Post." (2)

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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)
Page(s) : 54
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Vol(s) : 75, 1943
Source Number : 3
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : (RAF/106G/UK/1190 3239-40 27.2.46)
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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
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Re-used during WWII
Monument End Date : 1945
Monument Start Date : 1939
Monument Type : Observation Post
Evidence : Structure

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NW 21
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