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Monument Number 439543

Hob Uid: 439543
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Meavy
Grid Ref : SX5469064950
Summary : The remains of two cairns, both on a raised platform.The first has a diameter of 25 feet and a rim of large stones. A cist cover in the centre remains unchecked. The other is visible as an earthen circle, 35 feet diameter with a bank 9 feet by 3 feet and an entrance to the West.
More information : ('A' - SX 54706495, 'B' - SX 54696496) Cairn Circles (NR). (1)

Both these circles have been the containing circles of cairns.
They are both on a raised platform, and most of the stones are of the
slab type, laid lengthways. They are very much alike, or, rather
they have been. (2)

'A' - Cairn remains, 25 feet diameter. Rim of large stones. Cist
cover in centre unchecked.

'B'. Earth circle, 35 feet inside diameter. Bank 9 feet by 3ft.
Entrance to West. (3-4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Rec 6" (O G S Crawford 1928)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Corr 6" (Lady A Fox April 1951)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : (RAF/106G/UK 1190 3238-9 27.2.46)
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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

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 56 SW 6
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