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Monument Number 441664

Hob Uid: 441664
Location :
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX6086066140
Summary : Bronze Age cairn and cist. The cairn is 7m in diameter and 0.4m high with pars of a kerb remaining. The cist is 1.2m long, 0.5m wide and 0.3m deep. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 60876612) Cist (NR) (1)

A cist, lying a little over 590 yds south west of Grim's Grave
(SX 66 NW 33) at the head of a gully which runs down to the
Langcombe Brook. The two sides and the south end stone are in
place and the cover stone rests in part over the cist. The length
of the cist was probably three feet, width eigthteen inches at
the centre of its length, and a present depth of thirteen inches.
The cover stone is five feet in length, with a greatest width of
just over three feet. The cist stands in a mound of sixteen feet
diameter. (2)

A slight flat topped turf covered mound of stone and earth
measuring 5.3m in diameter and 0.2m in height, situated on a
gentle north east slope at 440m OD. There is a centrally placed
cist within the mound as planned by Worth with a coverstone.

Surveyed at 1:10000 on PFD. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1968
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R Hansford Worth)
Page(s) : 84-5
Figs. : IX
Plates :
Vol(s) : 65, 1933
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 12-SEP-76
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 02-Dec-91
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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, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork, Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10674
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 NW 36
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NW 32
Start Date : 1976-09-12
End Date : 1976-09-12