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Monument Number 439827

Hob Uid: 439827
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5301076420
Summary : Bronze Age cairn.
More information : (SX 5301 7641) Cairns (NR). (1)

A ring cairn. The stone ring is 55 feet in diameter, varying in
breadth from 4 to 6 feet and raised 15 to 18 inches above the ground.
A line of rock outcrop bisects the circle 28 feet from the eastern
side. (2)

A cairn 18.0m in diameter and 0.6m high surrounds the natural outcrop. (3)

A cairn with overall diameters of 14.8m by 18.3m built around a
narrow bank of north to south outcropping rock. There has been some
mutilation in the northern quadrant but for the most part there is a
distinct rim around the central area. The rim measures 4.0m wide
overall, the inner face 0.3m high and the outer up to 0.8m high. The
impression is that of a ring cairn (see plan and ground photograph).

Surveyed at 1:10000 on MSD and at 1:2500. (4)

(SX 53017641) Cairns (NR). (5)

SX 530764. Three cairns on Cox Tor, scheduled. (see illustration
card). (see also SX 57 NW, 37 and 39). (6-7)

SX 5301 7642. A ring cairn as descirbed by authority 4.

See RCHME Cox Tor Survey (1/2500 scale).

A table of further information on the cairn is held in the archive.
(8)

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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 105
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon Arch Soc 36 1978 161 (L V Grinsell)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 07-NOV-80
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:10000 1982
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : DOE (IAM) Anc Mons Eng 2 1978 43
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Source Number : 7
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : DOE (IAM) Record Map
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Source Number : 8
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 11-JUL-1991, WR Wilson-North.
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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 : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 416
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22227
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 NW 36
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 NW 35
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-11-07
End Date : 1980-11-07
Associated Activities : RCHME: DUCHY FARMS PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1987-01-01
End Date : 1993-12-31