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Monument Number 441411

Hob Uid: 441411
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Dean Prior
Grid Ref : SX6780065690
Summary : A stone circle with cist measuring 1.4 by 0.6 metres. The side stones are both 1.4 metres long and lean inwards. The end stones are 0.7 metres long. The probable coverstone, 1.2m by 0.8m, is displaced and lies to the south east of the cist. The cist is surrounded by the remains of a stone circle with a long axis of 8.8 metres. It is constructed of large slabs, up to 1.4m long with a single upright stone, 0.5m high. There are no visible remains of a cairn.
More information : (SX 67816569) Cairn circle & Cist (NR) (1)

A cist, on the right bank of the Brockhill Stream was found
by Mr C R E Carpenter. The side-stones are approximately 4 feet
6 inches in length and the end-stones approximately 3 feet. There
is a retaining circle, of which about a dozen stones remain.

This cist, internal measurements 1.4m by 0.6m, lies on a gentle
south facing slope at 365m above OD. The side stones, both 1.4m
long, lean inwards and the end stones north west 0.7m long,
southeast 0.8m long, are firmly set. The probable coverstone, 1.2m
by 0.8m, is displaced and lies to the south east of the cist. The
cist is surrounded by the remains of a stone circle, long axis
8.8m, aligned with cist, short axis 7.2m. It is constructed of
large slabs, up to 1.4m long with a single upright stone, 0.5m
high, set contiguously in the north west arc. There are no visible
remains of a cairn. See photograph.

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 : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R H Worth)
Page(s) : 53-4
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 81, 1949
Source Number : 3
Source : Devon Archaeological Society Proceedings
Source details : (C J Davidson and R A G Seabrook)
Page(s) : 32
Figs. : 9
Plates :
Vol(s) : 31, 1973
Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 04-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 : Cist, Stone Circle
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 NE 21
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NE 21
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-04
End Date : 1977-07-04