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Monument Number 440455

Hob Uid: 440455
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Whitchurch
Grid Ref : SX5333307458
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn and cist on Barn Hill. Scheduled.
More information : SX 53437458 Cairn enclosing a cist aligned SSW-NNE.
The capstone is missing. Diameter of cairn 4.6m, height 0.15m.

Visited May 1976. (1)

SX 53337458. A Bronze Age cairn and cist on Barn Hill. The cairn mound measures 5.7 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.2 metres high. The cist lies slightly south of the cairn's centre and survives as a 0.98 metre long by 0.6 metre wide and 0.3 metre deep stone-lined pit. Scheduled. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : Devon Arch Soc 36 1978 176 (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 176
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Vol(s) : 36
Source Number : 2
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 07-Mar-02
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Cairn, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 22367
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 57 SW 27
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