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Monument Number 440273

Hob Uid: 440273
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Walkhampton
Grid Ref : SX5735070840
Summary : BA cairn, 5m in diameter and 0.8m high under gorse cover.
More information : At SX 57357084 there is a turf covered cairn, situated on
a slight west slope at 325m OD. It is 5.0m in diameter and 0.7m
high with no sign of any retaining stones. It lies within a pasture
field and could be the result of field clearance (but if so it is
of early date) but a sepulchral or ritual identity seems more likely.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on PFD. (1)

Scheduled (2)

A well preserved cairn in the newtake 5m in diameter and 1.2m high (3).

SX57307084 An 0.8m high cairn under gorse cover. Surveyed at 1:2500 (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 22-AUG-77
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities 1994 vol 3 The South-West 57 J.Butler
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : M.J.Fletcher English Heritage Field Investigation 06-September -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
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22291
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 SE 87
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 SE 87
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-22
End Date : 1977-08-22
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