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Monument Number 441478

Hob Uid: 441478
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Dean Prior
Grid Ref : SX6968065090
Summary : A standing stone represented by a leaning slab of moorland granite. It stands in a slight depression probably worn by cattle using it as a rubbing post. It is 2.40m in length and 1.0m by 0.3m at its base tapering to 0.3m by 0.15m.
More information : (SX 69686509) Standing Stone (NR) (1)

The Harbourne Head menhir is situated about 500 feet west of the
head of the Hardbourne stream. It stands 8 feet 1 inch high and
its width at ground level is 3 feet 7 inches. The stone leans
considerably to the west, and its profile is triangular. (2)

A slab of moorland granite leaning about 10o out of the vertical,
standing in a slight depression probably worn by cattle using
it as a rubbing post. It is 2.40m in length and 1.0m by 0.3m at
its base tapering to 0.3m by 0.15m. (3)

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) : 192
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Vol(s) : 72, 1940
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 GWR 06-JUL-51
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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 : Standing Stone
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 NE 42
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NE 42
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1951-07-06
End Date : 1951-07-06