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Monument Number 439080

Hob Uid: 439080
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5465065070
Summary : The remains of a cairn on Wigford Down, which had been an ordinary bowl cairn until robbed for road making. Only the margin, where the stones are merged with the turf, is left, giving it somewhat the appearance of a small pound. The diameter from east to west is 100 feet and from the north to south 65 feet.
More information : (SX 54646507) Cairn (NR). (1)

Approximately 100 feet south west of the cairn circle (SX 56 NW 21)
near the summit of Wigford Down is a ring cairn, which had
been an ordinary bowl cairn until robbed for road making.
Only the margin, where the stones are merged with the turf, is
left, giving it somewhat the appearance of a small pound. The
diameter from east to west is 100 feet and from the north to
south 65 feet. (2-3)

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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) : 73, 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

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 435
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NW 22
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