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Monument Number 440062

Hob Uid: 440062
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Walkhampton
Grid Ref : SX5636074450
Summary : Bronze Age cairn located 500 feet north west of the north west angle of Yellowmead enclosure with a central cist aligned southeast to northwest.
More information : SX 5636 7445: A small cairn, 500 feet north west of the north west angle of Yellowmead enclosure. (1-2)

SX 5637 7447: A small cairn of relatively large stones with a probable central cist aligned SE-NW. Diameter 6 metres, height 0.7 metres. Visited May 1976. (3)

At SX 5634 7445: A cairn, measuring 5 metres NE to SW and 5.7 metres NW to SE, is situated on a SW slope beside a large outcropping boulder. The cairn has been levelled up by a base of small stones on the lower side upon which large stones, some 0.3 metres by 0.4 metres in section and 1 metres long, have been placed to form roughly concentric rings; the stones are not, however, contiguous. The total height is 0.8 metres.

An arrangement of stones at the centre may represent a ruined
NW to SE cist. The edges of four slabs protrude is 0.5 metres high. The box so formed measures 0.6 metres by 1.3 metres.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on MSD and at 1:2500, for which see
SX 57 SE 15. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 80 1948 37 (R H Worth)
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Source Number : 2
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Corr 6" (R H Worth 10.12.48)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon Arch Soc 36 1978 173 (L V Grinsell)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 22-JAN-80
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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
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 SE 14
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 SE 14
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-01-22
End Date : 1980-01-22