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Monument Number 439081

Hob Uid: 439081
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5495065080
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn on Wigford Down. It measures 12 metres in diameter and stands to a height of 0.6 metres.
More information : (SX 54956508) Cairn, (NR). (1)

A cairn, diameter 37 feet, height 3 feet lies 970 feet east
from the centre of the cairn circle (SX 56 NW 21) and a little
north of the track leading to Brisworthy Lane End. (2)

Not recognisable on air photographs. (3)

A cairn, 12.0m. in diameter and 0.6m. high. (4)

On the east slope of Wigford Down at 261m. OD is a cairn 12.0m. in
diameter and 0.9m. high. A hut circle lies on its southern
edge. (See SX 56 NW 38).

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (5)

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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) : 55
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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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Source Number : 4
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 157
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 16-SEP-80
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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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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 435
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NW 23
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NW 23
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-09-16
End Date : 1980-09-16