HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Historic England research records Result
Historic England research recordsPrintable version | About Historic England research records

Historic England Research Records

Monument Number 439127

Hob Uid: 439127
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5849063990
Summary : SX 58496399. A round, flat-topped cairn, 12.0m. by 11.2m. and 0.8m. high. It seems to have escaped the attentions of antiquarian excavators and there is no evidence to suggest the former presence of a cist or kerb. A boundary bank, possibly marking the edge of Trowelsworthy Warren uses this cairn as a waypoint.
More information : (SX 58496400) Cairn (NR). (1)

SX 58486399: A round, flat-topped cairn, 12.0m. by 11.2m. and 0.8m.
high, which lies on a gently sloping ridge at 355m. above OD. Now
turf covered, it is in good condition. It is possibly just overlaid
by the bank of the 'cross dyke' or branch reave, SX 56 SW 84.

1:10 000 Survey on PFD. (2)

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

Depicted and described by Robertson. (4)

Depicted by Butler. (5)

SX 58496399. The dimensions of this feature are as described by Authority 2. The mound seems to have escaped the attentions of antiquarian excavators and there is no evidence to suggest the former presence of a cist or kerb. A boundary bank, possibly marking the edge of Trowelsworthy Warren (SX 56 SE 66) uses this cairn as a waypoint.
(6)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 23-AUG-77
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : P Devon AS 36 1978 164 (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Robertson JG 1991 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE UPPER PLYM VALLEY Unpublished PhD Thesis Edinburgh University
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
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
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 05-APR-2002 EH Field Investigation
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :

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 : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 587
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 8
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 8
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-23
End Date : 1977-08-23
Associated Activities : Primary, PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20