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Monument Number 441176

Hob Uid: 441176
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Harford
Grid Ref : SX6553058660
Summary : A mutilated cairn at SX 65535866; 25 metres in diameter by 2.5 metres high.
More information : (SX 65535866) Cairn (NR) (1)

A large cairn 24 metres in diameter, 2 metres high. These dimensions are only approximate as the barrow has been badly mutilated.(2)

SX 655586. Cairn on Butterdon Hill (DCRA Reg SX 65 NE/11/2).(3)

Mutilated cairn at SX 65535866; 25 metres in diameter by 2.5 metres high. Visited June 1973.(4)

Triple crown of BA cairns on Butterdon Hill (see also SX 65 NE 26,28) obviously important burial sites. On the S side of the summit cairn are traces of 2 medieval enclosures, and against the wall of one of them a large stone has been vertically set.(5)

Cairn, scheduled.(6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1969
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JHO 24-MAR-50
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : P Devon Arch Soc 33 1975 315 (Gaskell Brown and Hankin)
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : P Devon Arch Soc. 36 1978 141 No 18 (L V Grinsell)
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : High Dartmoor 1983 254 (E Hemery)
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : (DOE) Eng Heritage Schedule of AMs, Devon, Dec 1987, 28
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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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Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Enclosure
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 65 NE 024
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 301b
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10601
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 65 NE 27
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 65 NE 27
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-03-24
End Date : 1950-03-24