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Monument Number 441555

Hob Uid: 441555
Location :
Devon
South Hams
West Buckfastleigh
Grid Ref : SX6951006582
Summary : Four cairns visible as levelled circular mounds of small stone. tively 4.8m and 5.8m in diameter and 0.5m and 0.4m high, and of compacted earth and stone. They average 4.8 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high.
More information : In a pasture field between 340.0m and 350.0m
OD are four levelled circular mounds of small stone found during
field investigation. Those at SW 69436584 and SX 69476579 are
respectively 4.8m and 5.8m in diameter and 0.5m and 0.4m high,
and of compacted earth and stone. The other mounds, at
SX 69466585 and SX 69586582, are 3.7m and 5.0m in diameter and
both 0.3m high with more loose stone than in the cairns already
described.

It is impossible to determine whether they are of prehistoric
or relatively modern origin. (See also SX 66 NE 66)

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 02-AUG-79
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Cairnfield, 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 75
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NE 73
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-08-02
End Date : 1979-08-02