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Monument Number 439202

Hob Uid: 439202
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Cornwood
Grid Ref : SX5840062200
Summary : Stone row and cairn circle (site).
More information : (SX 584622) Stone Row (NR) Cairn Circle (NR). (1)

A stone row and circle on top of a low ridge, between Tory Brook
and a tributary of the Yealm, near Cholwick Town. The row,
extending over 700ft, consisted of uprights 2-3ft. high and 3ft.
apart, the circle, at the northern end of the row, was 15ft. in
diameter with seven upright stones. The site was excavated in
1961, and the sockets of many missing stones were found, also a
pit 8ft. in diameter in the centre of the circle. (2)

This ring and stone row is now covered by china clay waste. (3)

No change from report of Davidson and Seabrook (see authority 3).

1:10 000 Survey revised on P.F.D./AO Model. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 95 1963 78 (A Fox)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : P Devon Arch Soc 1973 31 29 (C J Davidson and R A G Sea-brook)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 02-SEP-77
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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, Stone Alignment
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 426
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 27
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 90059
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 33
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : CHOLWICHTOWN
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1961-01-01
End Date : 1961-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 33
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-09-02
End Date : 1977-09-02