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Monument Number 439981

Hob Uid: 439981
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5319076150
Summary : Cairn.
More information : SX 53207612. A probable burial cairn is situated on a
slight SE slope at 420m. OD. It is contructed of large stones and
measures 4.8m. by 3.8m. and is 0.7m. high. There is no kerb or
retaining circle. (See ground photograph and plan with SX 57
NW 40).

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on MSD and at 1:2500. (1)

SX 5319 7615: An oval cairn on a slight slope SE of Cox Tor. It is as described by source 1.

A similar cairn is situated 45m to the NE (see SX 57 NW 124). Both may be connected with clearance, given the proximity of several hut circles (see SX 57 NW 40 and 141).

See RCHME Cox Tor Survey (1/2500 scale). (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 27-OCT-80
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 11-DEC-1987, P Pattison.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Prehistoric, Roman
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Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX57NW185
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 NW 94
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 NW 93
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-10-27
End Date : 1980-10-27
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: DUCHY FARMS PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1987-01-01
End Date : 1993-12-31