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Monument Number 439276

Hob Uid: 439276
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Cornwood
Grid Ref : SX5991062920
Summary : A round cairn, 22 metres in diameter and 1.7 metres high, lies on the summit of Penn Beacon, at 430 metres above O.D. It is of small boulders and has been much disturbed, with a central hollow, 8 metres in diameter and 0.8 metres deep, and a modern marker cairn, 1 metre high, on the south side. Shell Top Reave, SX 56 SE 83, abuts the cairn on the north and stops just short to the south.
More information : (SX 599629) Cairn (NR). (1)

A cairn, in a mutilated condition, on the summit of Penn Beacon, 69 ft. in diameter. (2)

SX 59916292. This round cairn, 22.0m. diameter and 1.7m. high, lies on the summit of Penn Beacon, at 430m. above O.D. It is of small boulders and has been much disturbed, with a central hollow, 8.0m. diameter and 0.8m. deep, and a modern marker cairn, 1.0m. high, on the south side. Shell Top Reave, SX 56 SE 83, abuts the cairn on the north and stops just short to the south.

1:10 000 Survey on P.F.D. (3)

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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 24 1892 47 (R Hansford Worth)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 23-AUG-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
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 60
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 59
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-23
End Date : 1977-08-23