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Monument Number 441667

Hob Uid: 441667
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX6087066400
Summary : Bronze Age cist, 0.72m long, 0.5m wide and 0.3m deep. Two end stones and two side stones are in position but the coverstone is missing. The side stone 1.4m, southern side stone 1m, western end stone 0.6m and eastern end stone 0.5m. Present depth of cist is 0.3m. There is no barrow or cairn and the tops of the stones now protrude 0.15m above the ground. Scheduled.
More information : SX 60866640) Cist (NR) (1)

Cist found during routine perambulation. Two end stones and
two side stones are in position but the coverstone is missing.
The tops of the stones are at ground level Length of northern
side stone 1.4m, southern side stone 1m, western end stone 0.6m,
and eastern end stone 0.5m. Present depth of cist is 0.3m. There
is no barrow/cairn. (2)

There is no reason to doubt that this cist is still in position
and as planned by (2) but it was not located during investigation.
It is is on a north slope at about 400m OD and currently in an area
of thick long grass.

Surveyed position 1950, accepted for 1:10000 PFD. (3)

Listed under round barrows, cairns and cists by Grinsell and
visited by him 14 October 1976. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1968
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JHO 18-MAY-50
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 NVQ 09-SEP-78
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Source Number : 4
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L N Grinsell)
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 5
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 18-Sep-98
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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
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28795
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 NW 37
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NW 33
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-09-09
End Date : 1978-09-09
Associated Activities : PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20