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Monument Number 440170

Hob Uid: 440170
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Walkhampton
Grid Ref : SX5587072080
Summary : An isolated Bronze Age cairn with a central cist is 6.8m in diameter and 0.8m high. It is now surrouded by stone pits. All four sides of the cist are present but are now much is obscured by vegetation. The rectangular capstone was fractured by workmen in 1910. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 55877208) Cairn (NR) (1)

A cairn, 2ft 6ins high and 22ft diameter, containing a cist, 4ft x 1ft 11ins, with a displaced coverstone. (2)

A cairn situated at 338m. OD on a shelf of a north facing slope.
It is circular, 6.9m. in diameter and 0.7m. high, with no evidence
of retaining stones.

There is a centrally placed cist, orientated north to south, 1.3m.
long, 0.7m. wide and 0.5m. deep, the top being 0.3m. below the summit
of the cairn. A displaced cover stone measures 1.2m. by 0.8m. (see
ground photographs).

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on MSD. (3)

A Bronze Age cairn and cist located north-east of Routrundle. Scheduled (4).

An isolated cairn with a central cist is 6.8m in diameter and 0.8m high. It is now surrouded by stone pits. All four sides of the cist are present but are now much is obscured by vegetation. The rectangular capstone was fractured by workmen in 1910. See large scale plan (5)

This fine cairn and cist has extensive views to the west. It is closely surrounded by an area of intensive surface stone cutting although no damage has been done to the mound except that the cist has been exposed. Now under scattered gorse bushes. Surveyed at 1:2500 (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 69 1937 78-80 (R H Worth)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 23-JUL-80
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities 1994 vol 3 The South-West 51 J.Butler
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Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : M.J.Fletcher English Heritage Field Investigation 07-July-2007
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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 : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 939
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28780
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 SE 50
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 SE 50
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-07-23
End Date : 1980-07-23
Associated Activities : ENGLISH HERITAGE: WALKHAMPTON PREMIER ARCHAEOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE; FIELD INVESTIGATION PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2007-05-01
End Date : 2008-05-01