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Monument Number 439609

Hob Uid: 439609
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5573078120
Summary : A cairn on Langstone Moor, SE of the stone circle.
More information : (SX 55757812)Cairns (NR) (Two shown. See SX 57 NE 43
for the other). (1)

A barrow 15 feet in diameter, with the remains of a stone circle
surrounding it, lies 336 feet east south east of the Langstone
Moor stone circle (SX 57 NE 13). The usual pit dug in the 'calm'
was 2 feet wide and 1 foot 10 inches deep but there was no cist
nor any sign of an interment (2). Lady Fox classifies the
feature as a cairn (3). (2-3)

On the south-east slope of Langstone Moor, at approximately
447.0m OD, is a grass-covered cairn 5.5m in diameter and 0.4m
high. It has been mutilated by the remains of a kerb/or
peristalith are still visible.

Revised at 1:10 000 on PFD. See ground photograph. (4)

Resurveyed at 1:2500 using GPS Sept 2003. (5) (6)

The cairn was heavily disturbed in the 19th century but is now in a stable condition. Stone circle or kerb described by Authority 2 is no longer visible (7)



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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1954
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 30 1898 112
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Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Corr 6" (Lady A Fox 1953)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 14-SEP-78
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Newman P 1-Oct-2003 EH Archaeological Field Investigation
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Newman P 2003 Langstone Moor, Peter Tavy, Devon. Unpub. EH survey rep. AI/25/2003
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Source Number : 7
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Newman P 10-Aug-2004 Merrivale Range Baseline Condition Survey
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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
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 20382
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 NE 28
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 NE 14
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 NE 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-09-14
End Date : 1978-09-14
Associated Activities : Primary, LANGSTONE MOOR - ENGLISH HERITAGE PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2003-10-01
End Date : 2003-12-12
Associated Activities : Primary, MERRIVALE RANGE BASELINE CONDITION SURVEY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2004-08-02
End Date : 2004-12-31