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Monument Number 439130

Hob Uid: 439130
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5861063970
Summary : A disturbed, flat-topped cairn on the gently sloping SW fank of Lee Moor. It measures 14.2m N to S by 13.5m and stands between 1.1 and 1.3m high. The top is largely devoid of vegetation and the rubble of the cairn fabric is exposed. Within this are several relatively recent delvings and shelters.
More information : (SX 58616397) Cairn (NR). (1)

SX 58606397. A round flat-topped cairn, 14.0m. diameter and 1.1m.
high; it lies beneath a slight scarp, on a gentle, well drained,
south west facing slope at 370.m. above OD. It is built of small
boulders and has been much disturbed. 'Cholwich Town' Reave, SX 56
SE 82, crosses the north side of the cairn and appears to post date
it.

1:10 000 Survey on PFD. (2)

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

Depicted and described by Robertson and Butler. (4-5)

SX 58616397. A disturbed, flat-topped cairn on the gently sloping SW fank of Lee Moor. It measures 14.2m N to S by 13.5m and stands between 1.1 and 1.3m high. The top is largely devoid of vegetation and the rubble of the cairn fabric is exposed. Within this are several relatively recent delvings and shelters.
The exact relationship between the cairn ant the reave is obscured by debris from the inside of the cairn though it is most likely that the reave abutts this earlier feature.
(6)



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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 24-AUG-77
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : P Devon AS 36 1978 164 (L V Grinsell)
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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Source details : Robertson JG 1991 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE UPPER PLYM VALLEY Unpublished PhD Thesis Edinburgh University
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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
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Structure

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 9
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 9
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