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Monument Number 439830

Hob Uid: 439830
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5302076340
Summary : Bronze Age cairn.
More information : SX 53027634) Cairn (NR). (1)

A large cairn, constructed of small stones lies 300 to 400 yds north
of the summit of Cox Tor. The centre is hollow and it has been much
robbed. (2)

A cairn with a hollow in the centre; height 1.2m (diameter not given). (3)

A cairn of small stones measuring 23.8m by 28.2m in diameter, and 1.2m high. It has been constructed upon a low bluff of outcrop with no evidence of any kerb or retaining circle. The centre has been
disturbed. (See ground photograph and plan.)

Surveyed at 1:10000 on MSD and at 1:2500 (with SX 57 NW 36). (4)

(SX 53027634) Cairns (NR). (5)

(SX 530764. Three cairns on Cox Tor, scheduled. (see illustration
card). (see also SX 57 NW, 36 and 39). (6-7)

SX 5302 7634. A massive robbed cairn with a diameter averaging 24m and a height of 1.4m. It exploits a natural outcrop, which enhances its height when viewed from the N.

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

A further table of 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 Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon Arch Soc 36 1978 161 (L V Grinsell)
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Source Number : 4
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 Information, 18-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 416b
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22226
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 NW 37
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 NW 36
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-11-07
End Date : 1980-11-07
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: DUCHY FARMS PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1987-01-01
End Date : 1993-12-31