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Monument Number 441390

Hob Uid: 441390
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Dean Prior
Grid Ref : SX6861065500
Summary : The remains of two cairns . One is 10.4 m diameter and 0.6 m high constructed of small boulders with a flat top, the centre of which has been disturbed. The other is 16.8 m overall diameter and 0.4 m with a central platform 13.6 m diameter and 0.2 m high with a perimeter rim.
More information : (SX 68656552 - 'A', SX 68596551 - 'B') Cairns (NR). (1)

Two cairns on the broad summit of Gripper's Hill at 335 m above
OD.

A SX 68656551. A round cairn, 10.4 m diameter and 0.6 m high,
is constructed of small boulders and has a flat top, the centre
of which has been disturbed.

B SX 68596551. This cairn, 16.8 m overall diameter and 0.4 m
high, is constructed of small boulders and consists of a central
platform 13.6 m diameter and 0.2 m high with a perimeter rim,
average width 1.9 m, height 0.4 m. The rim has an east facing
gap, 1.5 m wide. There is a slight central rise, about 0.1 m
above the surrounding platform. Section at 1:200 on 495.

1:10 000 Survey revised on PFD. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1969
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 01-JUL-77
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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 : Platform Cairn, Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 NE 14
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NE 14
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-01
End Date : 1977-07-01