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Monument Number 439096

Hob Uid: 439096
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5499065030
Summary : A Bronze Age cairn on the east slope of Wigford Down. It measures 12.0 metres in diameter and 1.1 metre in height with two excavations in its top.
More information : SX 54996503 Cairn, diameter 12m and height 0.6m.
This may be Worth's number 5 which he describes as a normal
type of cairn, diameter 37ft and height 3ft, lying 970ft away
from number 1 (SX 56 NW 21) on a bearing E 3 3/4o S.

Visited May 1976. (1-2)

A cairn, at SX 54996503, on the east slope of Wigford Down
at 258m. OD, measures 12.0m. in diameter and 1.1m. in height
with two excavations in its top. It is not however, Worth's
number 5, which with entry (2) applies to SX 56 NW 23.

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 157
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : Worth)
Page(s) : 55
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 75, 1943
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 17-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

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 NW 36
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 NW 36
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-09-17
End Date : 1980-09-17