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Monument Number 439115

Hob Uid: 439115
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5855064450
Summary : Cairn measuring 6.5 metres by 6.4 metres and standing 0.9 metres high. Some protruding stones on the east side may indicate a former kerb. A stone-lined hollow 2.5 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres deep lies in the centre of the mound.
More information : (SX 58536446) Cairn (NR). (1)

A barrow, 20 feet in diameter and 2 feet high; within this is a
random kerb retaining circle, 8 1/2 feet in diameter. There is no
trace of a cist. (2)

SX 58556445. A small round cairn, 6.8m. diameter and 0.7m high.
On a slight west facing clitter-strewn slope at 355m. above OD.
Half a retaining circle consisting of six stones, average size
0.7m by 0.2m. and 0.4m. high, is set within the perimeter. The
central area has been disturbed.

1:10 000 survey on PFD. (3)

Depicted and described by Robertson and Butler. (5-6)

SX 58556445. A hollowed-out cairn measuring 6.5m N to S by 6.4m and 0.9m high. There are no traces of a cist though some protruding stones on the E side may indicate the presence of a former kerb. A stone-lined hollow 2.5m in diameter and 0.6m deep lies in the centre of the mound and probably represents its reuse as a military training feature.
(7)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R Hansford Worth)
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Vol(s) : 76, 1944
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 28-AUG-77
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 27-Nov-91
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Source Number : 5
Source : The archaeology of the Upper Plym Valley
Source details : Robertson JG 1991 THE ARCHEAOLOGY OF THE UPPER PLYM VALLEY Unpublished PhD Thesis Edinburgh University
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1994 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 3 - The South West
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Source Number : 7
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 23-APR-2002 EH Field Investigation
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Cairn, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork, Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10639
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 4
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 4
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-28
End Date : 1977-08-28
Associated Activities : Primary, PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20