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Monument Number 441989

Hob Uid: 441989
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Ugborough
Grid Ref : SX6652060500
Summary : The remains of a cist on the lower slopes of Glass combe Ball. There is a very slight trace of a mound and scattered rocks indicate the remains of a cairn, although there is not sufficient evidence to suggest the existence of a retaining circle. The remains oCist
More information : SX 66526050. A cist lies some 400 feet up the
lower slopes of Glass combe Ball, from the West Glaze Brook,
and 1000 feet upstream from Glaze Meet. There is a very slight
trace of a mound and scattered rocks indicate the remains of a
cairn, although there is not sufficient evidence to suggest
the existence of a retaining circle. Only one sidestone and one
endstone now remain with the coverstone lying 11 feet away to the
south-east. Overall dimensions of the coverstone are 49 inches
by 24 inches. Length of sidestone is 48 inches and the endstone
16 1/2 inches. (1)

The remains of this cist are as planned and described by
Birkett-Dixon. The coverstone measures 1.3m. x 0.5m.

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

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (C E Birkett Dixon)
Page(s) : 233-4
Figs. : 2
Plates :
Vol(s) : 88, 1956
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JGB 26-JUL-77
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
Display Date :
Monument End Date :
Monument Start Date :
Monument Type : Cist, Cairn
Evidence : Structure, Conjectural Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 SE 74
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SE 74
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-07-26
End Date : 1977-07-26