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Monument Number 439121

Hob Uid: 439121
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5857064340
Summary : Two cairns 6.5m and 7.0m in diameter and a maximum of 0.5m high. Both features possess large hollows in their centres.
More information : (SX 58546435) & (58566435) Cairns (NR). (1)

Two cairns which lie near the bottom of a gentle, well-drained west facing slope at 350.m. above OD.

SX 58566433: A small round cairn, 6.6m. diameter and 0.5m. high, built of small boulders, now turf covered, and with a central hollow.

SX 58586433: A small round cairn, 7.5m. diameter and 0.5m. high built of small boulders, now turf-covered, and with a central hollow.

1:10 000 Survey on PFD. (2)

Listed under round barrows, cairns and cists. (3)

SX 58566433. Cairn, measuring roughly 3 metres in diameter and 0.3 metres high. The end and side slabs of the cist survive but the coverstone is missing.
SX58586433. Cairn mound, measuring approximately 3 metres in diameter and standing 0.5 metres high. The end and side slabs of the cist are in situ but the coverstone is missing. There are traces of a possible retaining kerb. Scheduled. (4)

Two cairns depicted and described by Butler. (5)

SX 58566434 and SX 58586434. These features remain as described by Authority 2. (6)

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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 : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 24-AUG-77
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Source Number : 3
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 1964
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 27-NOV-1991 and 28-NOV-1991
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Source Number : 5
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 : 6
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 : 10640
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10641
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 6
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 6
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-24
End Date : 1977-08-24
Associated Activities : Primary, PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20