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Monument Number 441158

Hob Uid: 441158
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Ugborough
Grid Ref : SX6579059320
Summary : Cist on Butterdon Hill.
More information : (SX 65795932) Cist (NR) (1)

There are the remains of a cist on Butterdon Hill, 1000 feet east
of Hangershell Rock and 463 feet from a large cairn (SX 65 NE
20). The western side stone and the two end stones are still
standing, but the other side stone and the cover stone are
missing. The cist measures 23 inches by 15 inches and the
direction of length was probably N of E or between that
and due North.(2)

The remains of a kistvaen, consisting of two end-stones and one
side stone. No sign of mound or retaining circle.
Dimensions as follows:-
End-stones - North. 5 dms. long South. 3.3 dms.long.
Side-stone (West) 6.3 dms.
Depth of cist. Approx: 4 dms. Line of direction 11o E of N. (3)

SX 65795932. Cist on Butterdon Hill listed; No.88. (4)

SX 658593. Cist at Hangershell (DCRA Register SX 65 NE/3). (5)

Cist at SX 65805933 on Butterdon Hill, placed SSE/NNW, east north
east side slab missing. There is no sign whatever of a mound, and
the cist may have been freestanding. (6)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1969
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 74 1942 67 Plate II (R H Worth)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 AC 27-MAR-50
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 84 1952 253 (C E Birkett Dixon)
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : P Devon Arch Soc 33 1975 314 (Gaskell Brown and Hankin)
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T. Devon. Ass 36 1978 172 No 16 (L VGrinsell)
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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 : Cist
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Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX65NE3
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 65 NE 21
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 65 NE 21
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-03-27
End Date : 1950-03-27