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Monument Number 440627

Hob Uid: 440627
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5553081470
Summary : A Bronze Age round cairn situated near the summit of Standon Hill. The cairn measures 22 metres in diameter, stands up to 1.8 metres high, is composed of stones and is built against a tor. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 55538147) Tumulus (NR). (1)

A 'tor cairn' at SX 55538146 built against,but not completely
enclosing, a rock outcrop. The cairn is from 1.2m. to 1.8m. high,
with parts of a well-built retaining wall of horizontal slabs,
up to 1.0m high, visible on the N. and N.W. The original diameter
can be deduced as 22.0m. but with spillage the cairn now
measures 23.5m. N. to S. and 26.5m. E. to W.

The centre has been much despoiled by pits and shelters and a
military hut has been constructed on the N. side though this does
not encroach upon the cairn.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on M.S.D. (2)

Scheduled. (3)

This spectacular monument remains as described by the previous Authority though the military hut has been demolished. (4)

Depicted by Butler. (5)

No change. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 6" 1906
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : 25/10/1979
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 25/09/1997
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Probert SAJ 03-AUG-1998 RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1991 dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities Vol\2 The North
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Probert SAJ 15-FEB-2001 EH Field Investigation
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Source : Willsworthy, sheet 13 of 14/CAD generated plan
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Source : Willsworthy, sheet 13 of 14/overlay
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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 (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 489
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28784
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 58 SE 3
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 58 SE 17
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 58 SE 17
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
Associated Activities : Primary, WILLSWORTHY 2000 EH FIELD SURVEY PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2000-12-01
End Date : 2001-03-06