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Monument Number 439513

Hob Uid: 439513
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5509064970
Summary : The remains of a severely robbed cairn, now much spread, on the south-east slope of Wigford Down.It averages 12.2 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres in height.
More information : SX 55086498 Hummocky cairn, diameter 13m and height
0.4m.

Visited May 1976. (1)

At SX 55096497, on the south-east slope of Wigford Down at 246m. OD,
is the remains of a severely robbed cairn, now much spread and
averaging 12.2m. in diameter and 0.5m. in height.

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 157
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 15-SEP-80
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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

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 142
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 140
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-09-15
End Date : 1980-09-15