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Monument Number 439694

Hob Uid: 439694
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5574078110
Summary : Cairn and cist (removed)
More information : (SX 55747811) Cairns (NR) (Two shown. See SX 57 NE 14
for the other). (1)

A barrow, 11 feet in diameter and with the slight trace of a
surrounding circle. The barrow is 1 ft high in the centre and is
composed of small stones and earth. Near the centre, under a
large flat stone was an undisturbed cist, measuring 21 inches
long, 13 inches wide and 14 inches deep. The bottom was paved
and the 'calm' which filled the cist contained wood charcoal
and bone ash (2). The cist is now housed in the Plymouth City
Museum (3). (2-3)

On the south east slope of Langstone Moor at approximately 447.0m
OD is the remains of a cairn 6.0m in diameter and 0.5m high
with an east/west excavation trench across the centre. See
ground photograph. (4)

Asdescribed by authority 4. Resurveyed at 1:2500 scale September 2003 (5)

See EH Archaeological Investigation report (6)

Disturbed but now in stable condition (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 : Rep Trans Devonshire Ass, 30, 1898, 112 Plate VI
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : 'Dartmoor', 1953 174 (R H Worth)
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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 01-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 . Unpup. EH 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, Cist
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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
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 NE 43
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 NE 42
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-09-14
End Date : 1978-09-14
Associated Activities : LANGSTONE MOOR - ENGLISH HERITAGE PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2003-10-01
End Date : 2003-12-12
Associated Activities : MERRIVALE RANGE BASELINE CONDITION SURVEY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2004-08-02
End Date : 2004-12-31