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Monument Number 441687

Hob Uid: 441687
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Shaugh Prior
Grid Ref : SX6038066920
Summary : Bronze Age cairn and cist. The cairn is a mound 5m in diameter and 0.2m heigh. with a rectangular cist 1.2m long, 0.7m wide and 0.3m deep. The over stone rests on the south side and is 1.6m long by 1m wide. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 60386692) Cist (NR) (1)

Cist found during routine perambulation. Two end stones and the
western side stone are in an upright position while the eastern side stone leans inwards. Length of northern end stone 0.7m, southern end stone 0.7m, eastern side stone 1.2m and western side stone 1m. Present depth of cist 0.3m. There is a cover stone measuring 1.6m by 1m which rests on the eastern side stone and which partly covers the northern corner of the cist. The cist is situated in a turf covered cairn 5 m in diameter and 0.4m high. (2)

A cairn with central cist as described and planned by (2).

Surveyed at 1:10000 on PFD. (3)

Listed under round barrows, cairns and cists by Grinsell and
visited by him 18 September 1974. (4)

Depicted and decribed by Robertson. (6)

Depicted and described by Butler. (7)

SX 60386692. This feature remains as described by Authority 2. (8)

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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 17-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 V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 163
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 5
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 22-Dec-92
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Robertson JG 1991 THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE UPPER PLYM VALLEY Unpublished PhD Thesis Edinburgh University
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Source Number : 7
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 : 8
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Probert SAJ 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 : 10677
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 NW 43
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NW 39
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-05-17
End Date : 1950-05-17
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 NW 39
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