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Monument Number 440263

Hob Uid: 440263
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Walkhampton
Grid Ref : SX5751070280
Summary : BA round cairn 10m in diameter and 1m high witth a hollow in the top. It is completely enclosed by a conifer plantation. Scheduled.
More information : At SX 57517028 in Burrator Forest there is a cairn which would seem to be sepulchral/ritual rather than a clearance cairn. (1)

An earth and humus covered mound of stones 10.0m in diameter and
1.0m in height. As stated by Turner it appears to be a sepulchral
cairn.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD. (2)
A round cairn, located 740 metres west-south-west of Crazy Well Pool in a post medieval field. Dimensions as in (2). A slight hollow in the centre of the cairn mound suggests partial early excavation or robbing. Scheduled. (3)

A substantial cairn still keeps a good bowl shape despite the central pit and tree stumps with no trace of a retaining circle around its base (4)

This well-defined cairn is covered by moss and completely enclosed by a conifer plantation.(5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Inf Mr J Turner, Coppins The Poplars Pinhoe.
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JGB 22-AUG-77
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 06-Oct-00
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquites 1994 vol 3 The South-West 58 map 46 J.Butler
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : M.J.Fletcher English Heritage Field Investigation 09-Aug-2007
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Source Number : 6
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : M.J.Fletcher English Heritage Field Investigation 09--August -2007
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Round Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22384
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 SE 83
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 SE 83
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-22
End Date : 1977-08-22
Associated Activities : Primary, NEWBIGGIN HALL FARM
Activity type : DESK BASED ASSESSMENT
Start Date : 2003-01-01
End Date : 2003-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: WALKHAMPTON PREMIER ARCHAEOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE; FIELD INVESTIGATION PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2007-05-01
End Date : 2008-05-01