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Monument Number 441928

Hob Uid: 441928
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Harford
Grid Ref : SX6501061780
Summary : A prominent cairn with a diameter of 19.0m. in a maximum height of 2.5m. The cairn has been much dug over to form shelters in the top and sides.
More information : (SX 65016179) Cairn (NR) (1)

A cairn on the summit of Sharp Tor, about sixty yards in
circumference, and at least ten feet high. (2)

A prominent cairn at about 422m. O.D., with a diameter of
19.0m. in a maximum height of 2.5m. The cairn has been much
dug over to form shelters in the top and sides.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on P.F.D. (3)

Recorded as a stone circle by the county SMR. No reason given as to why. (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1969
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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Vol(s) : 14, 1882
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 19-JUL-77
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Source Number : 4
Source : English Heritage Alternative Action Report
Source details : MPPA, undated
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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

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10538
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX66SE343
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 SE 53
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SE 53
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-19
End Date : 1977-07-19