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Monument Number 440617

Hob Uid: 440617
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5642108296
Summary : Cairn site - not located during RCHME Willsworthy Project survey.
More information : (SX 56428296) Cairn. (1)

A small cairn was found by I K Anderson, near Homer Red Lake
on 5th June, 1905. It was 4feet in diameter and 2 feet high at the
centre. There was no stone circle. Burnt earth was first found
within one foot of the surface and afterwards more burnt earth,
a good quantity of charcoal, some ash and one good worked flint
with a remarkably sharp edge (a small semicircular scraper -
R H Worth) (2)

There is no trace of any cairn in the area, which is covered
with extensive peat diggings. (3)

The site of this cairn was not identified in deep acidic grassland. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Pte 6" (R H Worth 9.12.48)
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 38 1906 58 (Irvine K Anderson)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 25-OCT-79
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Fletcher M 20-AUG-1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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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
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 24
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 58 SE 13
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, WESTERN REDLAKE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1905-01-01
End Date : 1905-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, HOMER RED LAKE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1905-01-01
End Date : 1905-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 58 SE 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-10-25
End Date : 1979-10-25
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WILLSWORTHY TRAINING AREA, PETER TAVY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1998-04-01
End Date : 1998-10-01