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Monument Number 439285

Hob Uid: 439285
Location :
South Hams
Grid Ref : SX5982062250
Summary : Cairn.
More information : (SX 59816227) Cairn (NR). (1)

A cairn, about forty feet in diameter, from which almost all the
stones have been removed and the central cist destroyed. It was
surrounded by a circle of upright stones from one to three feet high,
and to the west a row of two pairs of stones. (2)

SX 59826225. This cairn, 12.5m. by 11.0m. and 0.8m. high, lies on
a clitter strewn slope at 335m. above O.D. It is built of small
boulders and is now much disturbed. A circle of eleven stones, one
fallen, diameter 7.0m. are within the cairn, and they measure, on
average, 0.6m. by 0.3m. and 0.4m. high, proud of the cairn. There
is no trace of a double stone row west of the cairn.

1:10 000 survey on P.F.D.
(Enlargement Survey at 1:200). (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source details : T Devon Ass 5 1872 552-553 (C Spence Bate)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 24-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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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10759
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 63
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 62
Start Date : 1977-08-24
End Date : 1977-08-24