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Monument Number 441925

Hob Uid: 441925
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Harford
Grid Ref : SX6532060990
Summary : A cairn measuring 12.5m. in diameter and 1.1m. high situated on Piles Hill. There is an eccentric hollow in the mound, 4.0m. across and 1.0m. deep probably from excavation, but both the hollow and the mound are now mostly turf-covered.
More information : (SX 65326099) Cairn (NR) (1)

A cairn 12.5m. in diameter and 1.1m. high situated on Piles
Hill at about 385m. above O.D. There is an eccentric hollow in
the mound, 4.0m. across and 1.0m. deep probably from excavation,
but both the hollow and the mound are now mostly turf-covered.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on P.F.D. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1969
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 20-JUL-77
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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
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 SE 52
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SE 52
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-20
End Date : 1977-07-20