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Monument Number 439245

Hob Uid: 439245
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5531063450
Summary : The remains of a turf-covered cairn located on a west-facing slope at 253m above OD and adjacent to the line of the reave. It measures 8.9m ot 10.5m across and is 0.8m high. Four or five kerb stones are visible mostly in the north-west quadrant; two are 0.4m high. The cairn has been disturbed and debris partially infills a robbing trench of the terminal reave (SX 56 SE 78). Investigated and surveyed at 1:2500 scale as part of the RCHME Shaugh Moor project in 1997. Scheduled.
More information : SX 55326346 Tumulus (NR). (1)

A barrow, 28 feet in diameter and 5 feet in height, with a kerb of stones visible. The cairn material has been spread up to a diameter of 40 feet. (2)

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

A cairn, diameter 12.0m. height 1.0m., with a retaining circle. (4)

A turf bracken covered cairn, (not on but skirted by a reave, SX 56 SE 78), with a diameter of 11.2m. and a height of 0.9m. Three stones of retaining circle are visible in the north quadrant,
others are apparently concealed by overspill. (See ground photograph and 1:2500 plan).

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (5)

Depicted by Butler (1994, Map 48). (6)

SX55326346. The remains of a turf-covered cairn located on a west-facing slope at 253m above OD and adjacent to the line of the reave. It measures 8.9m to 10.5m across and is 0.8m high. Four or five kerb stones are visible mostly in the north-west quadrant; two are 0.4m high. The cairn has been disturbed and debris partially infills a robbing trench of the terminal reave (SX 56 SE 78). (7)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Corr 6" (Lady A Fox 1950)
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Source : Devon Archaeological Society Proceedings
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 4
Source : Dartmoor barrows
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 4a
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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Vol(s) : 1885
Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 27-AUG-80
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Source Number : 6
Source : Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Vol 3 The Southwest
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Source Number : 7
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Fletcher MJ and Probert SAJ 01-DEC-1997 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source : Shaugh Moor
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Source : Shaugh Moor, sheet 1/CAD survey
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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 : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 275
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 48
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 48
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-08-27
End Date : 1980-08-27
Associated Activities : RCHME PROJECT : SHAUGH MOOR SURVEY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1997-12-01
End Date : 1998-04-01