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Monument Number 442231

Hob Uid: 442231
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Cornwood
Grid Ref : SX6240062220
Summary : Cairn
More information : (SX 62426221) Cairn (NR) (1)

A cairn, 16 feet in diameter lies 760 feet north a few degrees
east from the north eastern angle of Harrowthorn Plantation.
Near its margin lies a flat stone of such size as to suggest
the displaced coverstone of a cist. (Sited at SX 62396221 on
OS 6" 1907) (2)

SX 62406222 This small round cairn, 4.7m in diameter and 0.6m
high, lies on a gentle west facing slope at 305m above OD. It
is constructed of small boulders,with a large slab, 160m by
115m., lying on the northeast side accompanied by a hollowed
centre, 0.3m deep, suggesting a cist.

1:10 000 Survey revised on MSD. (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1968
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 77 1945 55 (R H Worth)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CC 01-AUG-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
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10512
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 SW 23
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SW 23
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-01
End Date : 1977-08-01