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Monument Number 439519

Hob Uid: 439519
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5529064810
Summary : A cairn on the south-east slopes of Wigford Down measuring 10.8 metres north-south by 11.7 metres transversely and 0.6 metres in height. It has a 0.5 metres deep central excavation. The remains of a field wall, 1.7 metres wide and 0.3 metres high join this and the adjacent cairn (SX 56 SE 143).
More information : SX 55296481 Cairn with hollow at centre, diameter
11.5m and height 0.7m.

Visited May 1976. (1)

At SX 55286480, on the south-east slopes of Wigford Down at
232 MOD, is a cairn measuring 10.8m. north-south by 11.7m.
transversely and 0.6m. in height. It has a 0.5m. deep central
excavation (see plan). The remains of a field wall, 1.7m. wide and
0.3m. high join this and the adjacent cairn (SX 56 SE 143) (plan
with 143)

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 157
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 29-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 144
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 142
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-09-29
End Date : 1980-09-29