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Monument Number 441934

Hob Uid: 441934
Location :
Devon
South Hams
South Brent, Ugborough
Grid Ref : SX6531062590
Summary : A very large cairn measuring 45.0m north west-south east by 38.0m south west-north east and 2.5m. high. It has a slightly dished top, perhaps the result of small cairns and shelters being constructed around the summit. There are small overgrown quarry pits immediately west of the barrow.
More information : (SX 65326259) Three Barrows (NR) (1)

Three very large cairns known as the Three Barrows (see SX 66 SE 54, 56), one of which, being about 50 yards in diameter, and 8 feet high, is reputed to be perhaps the largest on Dartmoor. (2)

A very large cairn, 45.0m. north west-south east by 38.0m. south
west-north east and 2.5m. high, in a prominent position at about
464m. above O.D. It has a slightly dished top, perhaps the
result of small cairns and shelters being constructed around the
summit. There are small overgrown quarry pits immediately west
of the barrow.

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

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1969
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Source Number : 2
Source : The ancient burial-mounds of England
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 19-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

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 389
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10572
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 SE 55
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : THREE BARROWS
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1872-01-01
End Date : 1872-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SE 55
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-19
End Date : 1977-07-19