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Monument Number 441684

Hob Uid: 441684
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX6042067100
Summary : A small, slightly ovoid, cairn containing a cist and traces of a former kerb circle. The cairn measures 4.0m N to S by 3.6m in diameter and stands a maximum of 0.3m high. The central cist measures 0.8m NW to SE, between 0.3m and 0.6m wide and remains 0.6m deep. The former coverstone lies to the E. The majority of the spaced kerb stones are visible in the N and E margins. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 60436710) Cist (NR) (1)

A well preserved cist at Plym Steps, Langcombe. The sides stand
partly above ground, although traces of the covering barrow are
distinctly visible. The cover stone rests on one of the long sides,
and partly overhangs the cist. Length, east side, 2 feet 5 inches;
west side, 2 feet 9 inches. Width, south end, 1 foot 1 inch;
north end, 1 foot 11 inches; depth to floor, 2 feet. (2)

A low turf covered cairn situated on a west slope at about 370m OD.
It has a diameter of 4.0m and a height of 0.3m with six spaced
stones protruding around the perimeter.

The central cist has a reclining cover stone with its east side
buried in the ground (see amended Worth plan). Surveyed at 1:10000
on PFD. (4)

Depicted and described by Robertson. (5)

Depicted and described by Butler. (6)

SX 60426710. A small, slightly ovoid, cairn containing a cist and traces of a former kerb circle. The cairn measures 4.0m N to S by 3.6m in diameter and stands a maximum of 0.3m high. The central cist measures 0.8m NW to SE, between 0.3m and 0.6m wide and remains 0.6m deep. The former coverstone lies to the E. The majority of the spaced kerb stones are visible in the N and E margins of the cairn.
(7)

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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) : 50
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Plates : VII
Vol(s) : 32, 1900
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 08-SEP-78
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 22-Sep-92
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Robertsomn JG 1991 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE UPPER PLYM VALLEY Unpublished PhD Thesis Edinburgh University
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1994 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 3 - The South West
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Source Number : 7
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Davies K 13-FEB-2002 EH Field Investigation
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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

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 502
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10707
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 NW 42
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NW 38
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1978-09-08
End Date : 1978-09-08
Associated Activities : PLYM VALLEY SURVEY: EH PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2001-02-14
End Date : 2002-12-20