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Monument Number 439522

Hob Uid: 439522
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX5857064490
Summary : Alleged cairn - natural feature. This site was assessed in 1996 but was not scheduled.
More information : SX 58576449 Cairn found September 1975, diameter
3.5m and height 0.4m. (1)

An intensive search failed to reveal this cairn situated in an
area of bracken; it is best looked for in winter. (2)

Cairn depicted and described by Butler. (3)

This feature appears to consist of a large natural block largely covered with a thin layer of turf. (4)

Considered to be natural in origin and therefore not recommended for scheduling. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon Arch Soc 36 1978 164 (L V Grinsell)
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 18-AUG-80
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1994 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 3 - The South West
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 23-APR-2002 EH Field Investigation
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Source Number : 5
Source : English Heritage Alternative Action Report
Source details : MPPA, 05-Jun-1996
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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 : Conjectural Evidence
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
Display Date : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Natural Feature
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX56SE189
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SE 145
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 56 SE 143
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-08-18
End Date : 1980-08-18
Associated Activities : Primary, PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20