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Monument Number 440297

Hob Uid: 440297
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Walkhampton
Grid Ref : SX5601071280
Summary : An upright stone standing within a small prehistoric enclosure. It is possible a prehistoric standing stone but it may also be a much later marker stone.
More information : At SX 56017128, on a south-west slope and within a small
prehistoric enclosure (SX 57 SE 94) that adjoins a reave (SX 57 SE 79)there is an upright stone. It is 1.25m. long, 0.55m. wide, 1.3m.
high, and is well trigged around the base. It is possibly a
prehistoric standing stone but may also be a much later marker since
there are at least three similar stones in a line towards Ingra Tor
set out at wide intervals as if to mark a boundary. Another stone
occurs 150m. to the north east.

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

Scheduled, National Number 34425. (2)

The upright stone has clearly be set in this position but its origin and function remain obscure. Recorded at 1:2500 scale (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 04-AUG-80
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Schedule amendment 10-Apr-2001
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : M.J.Fletcher English Heritage Field Investigation 11-May-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 : Standing Stone
Evidence : Structure
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Stone
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 34425
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 SE 95
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 57 SE 95
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-08-04
End Date : 1980-08-04
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