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 439516

Hob Uid: 439516
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5526064820
Summary : A cairn on the south-east slopes of Wigford Down measuring 8.0 metres in diameter and 0.6 metres high. It has a slight central depression 0.2 metres deep. The remains of a field wall, 1.7 metres wide and 0.3 metres high, is visible between this and an adjacent cairn (SX 56 SE 144).
More information : SX 55266482 Cairn with hollow at centre, diameter 7m
and height 0.5m.

Visited May 1976. (1)

At SX 55256482, on the south-east slopes of Wigford Down at 235m.
OD., is a cairn measuring 8.0m. in diameter and 0.6m. high. It
has a slight central depression 0.2m. deep. The remains of a field
wall, 1.7m. wide and 0.3m. high, is visible between this and an
adjacent cairn (SX 56 SE 144) (see plan). (2)

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD.

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon Arch Soc 36 1978 157 (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) :
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) :
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 29-SEP-80
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
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 143
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 141
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-09-29
End Date : 1980-09-29