HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Historic England research records Result
Historic England research recordsPrintable version | About Historic England research records

Historic England Research Records

Monument Number 439438

Hob Uid: 439438
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5715064770
Summary : A cist and ovoid cairn circle lie on the gently sloping E flank of Little Trowelsworthy Tor some 400m E of Trowelsworthy Warren House. The cist measures 0.9m N to S by 0.5m and is 0.4m deep. The coverstone has been displaced to the W. Little remains of the original cairn other than the retaining circle which measures 3.8m N to S by 4.7m.Scheduled
More information : (SX 57146474). Cist discovered 6.3.63. and excavated
by J. Birkett Dixon 4.5.63. (1)

On a west-facing slope at 279.0m. O.D. is a cairn with cist in fair
condition. The cairn is approximately 5.0m. in diameter and 0.3m.
high with stones irregularly spaced around the perimeter
(see plan). The cist, 0.9m. by 0.5m. and 0.45m. deep, is orientated
approximately north south. The coverstone lies to the west
of the cist.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on P.F.D. (2)

A round cairn and cist, located 370 metres east of Trowlesworthy Warren House. The cairn mound measures 5.2 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.1 metres high. Its perimeter is defined by a kerb of at least eight stones. The cist is orientated north-south and measures 0.9 metres in length, 0.5 metres in width and 0.45 metres in depth internally. The capstone is 1.55 metres long and 1 metre wide and lies immediately west of the cist. Scheduled. (3)

Cairn and cist depicted and described by Robertson. (4)

Cairn depicted by Butler. (5)

SX 57156477. A cist and ovoid cairn circle lie on the gently sloping E flank of Little Trowelsworthy Tor some 400m E of Trowelsworthy Warren House. The cist measures 0.9m N to S by 0.5m and is 0.4m deep. The coverstone has been displaced to the W. Little remains of the original cairn other than the retaining circle which measures 3.8m N to S by 4.7m. (6)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Typescript notes and plans (R J Haynes) Plymouth City Library
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 12-APR-79
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : EH Schedule Notification, 3-JUL-2000.
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
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
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
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
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 26-FEB-2001 EH Field Investigation
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Cairn, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork, Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22359
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 117
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 115
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-04-12
End Date : 1979-04-12
Associated Activities : PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20