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Monument Number 442270

Hob Uid: 442270
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Cornwood
Grid Ref : SX6160061900
Summary : Alleged cairns - natural features
More information : (SX 61576182) Cairn. Approximate siting only at 'A'. (1)

There is no detail that could be termed a cairn at 'A', but
cairns are prominent at SX 61626197 and SX 61646198. (2)

Nothing visible on air photographs. (3)

(SX 61626197 and SW 61646199) Mounds (NAT). (4)

There is no cairn at Worth's siting which is at the bottom of
a steep sided valley. He may have been referring to one of the
published mounds, both of which are natural deposits of boulders
on the narrow flood shelf 1.5m above the water level of the
river. The southern mound measures 30.0m long, 10.0m wide and 1.7m
high; the northern is 24.0m long, 10.0m wide and 1.3 m high.
Other more amorphous deposits occur along the course. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Pte 6" (R H Worth 10 12 48)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RTT 16-FEB-52
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : APs (RAF CPE/UK/2494 3053-4 11 3 48)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 25" 1952
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 NVQ 14-JUL-79
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Cairnfield, Natural Feature
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 SW 36
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SW 36
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1952-02-16
End Date : 1952-02-16
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SW 36
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-07-14
End Date : 1979-07-14