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Monument Number 440696

Hob Uid: 440696
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Lydford
Grid Ref : SX5107083630
Summary : Remains of a barrow of earth and stone bisected by a modern wall at its south eastern extreme. The north east portion is represented by a semi-circular flat-topped mound, now independent of the wall, a further 1.5 metres having been destroyed at the ends of each 'arm' to allow the passage of water for drainage the length of the wall. The height of this portion is 0.7 metre and decreases to 0.4 metre towards the centre of the barrow where the wall now stands. The portion at the south east side of the wall is represented by a small chord of the original only, and is 0.3 metre in height. The whole feature is much despoiled and very much dug into. The diameter of the whole is 17.0 metres.
More information : SX 51088363. Remains of a barrow of earth and stone bisected by a modern wall at its south eastern extreme. The north
east portion is represented by a semi-circular flat-topped mound,
now independent of the wall, a further 1.5 metres having been
destroyed at the ends of each 'arm' to allow the passage of water for
drainage the length of the wall. The height of this portion is
0.7 metre and decreases to 0.4 metre towards the centre of the barrow
where the wall now stands. The portion at the south east side of
the wall is represented by a small chord of the original only,
and is 0.3 metre in height. The whole feature is much despoiled
and very much dug into. The diameter of the whole is 17.0 metres.
Condition fair. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 DG 19-OCT-50
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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 : Round Barrow
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 58 SW 14
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 58 SW 14
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-10-19
End Date : 1950-10-19