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Monument Number 440687

Hob Uid: 440687
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Peter Tavy
Grid Ref : SX5371084190
Summary : Bronze Age cairn and cist. The cairn measures 8.3m in diameter and 0.5m high; the cist has three granite side slabs. Investigated as part of the RCHME Willsworthy project.
More information : (SX 5371 8418 ) Cairn & Cist (NR) (1)

Cairn and cist found during field investigation. (2)

A cairn measuring 8.3m in diameter and 0.5m high with the top of a cist exposed slightly off-centre in a small pit, 0.2m deep. The cist is oriented 270o M and consists of a single inward leaning side-stone 0.8m long and two end-stones, 0.6m and 0.7m long. The present depth of the cist is 0.2m.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on MSD. See ground photographs. (3)

SX53718419, This feature remains as described by Authority 3. However, one stone of the E to W oriented cist has been displaced.

It lies on sandstone and shales and is covered by heather and grass moorland. The cist slabs are granite. (4)

Depicted by Butler (5)

No change to the previous information, the cairn is under close-cropped moorland turf. (6)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1965
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 DG 24-OCT-50
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 NVQ 13-AUG-79
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Newman P 19-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 2 The North map 32 106.
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Fletcher M 20-DEC-2000 EH Field Investigation
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Source : Willsworthy, sheet 6 of 14/overlay
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Source : Willsworthy, sheet 6 of 14/CAD generated plan
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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, Cist
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 58 SW 29
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 553
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 20340
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 58 SW 9
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 58 SW 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-10-24
End Date : 1950-10-24
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 58 SW 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-08-13
End Date : 1979-08-13
Associated Activities : RCHME: WILLSWORTHY TRAINING AREA, PETER TAVY
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1998-04-01
End Date : 1998-10-01
Associated Activities : WILLSWORTHY 2000 EH FIELD SURVEY PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2000-12-01
End Date : 2001-03-06