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Monument Number 442351

Hob Uid: 442351
Location :
Devon
South Hams
Harford
Grid Ref : SX6377060150
Summary : Cairn with retaining circle and cist
More information : (SX 63786016) Cairn Circle & Cist (NR). (1)

On Burford Down, near Tristis Rock, is a retaining circle of a barrow, internal diameter between 16 and 17 feet and consisting of
twelve stones which enclose the remaining south side stone of a cist. The overall length of the side stone is 4 feet 6 inches, the internal length of the cist would not have been more than 3 feet. (2)

SX 63776015 A circular cairn, 5 to 5.3m diameter and 0.6m high, on
the summit of a small ridge of 260m above OD. It has a central
cist, surrounded by an apparently complete retaining circle
or peristalith of 12 regularly spaced stones up to 0.9m by 0.2m
and 0.8m high. Only the south side stone of the cist remains
within a central hollow.

It is aligned on the terminal cairn of the nearby stone row (SX 66 SW 57), grid bearing 282o. 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 53 1921 84 plan (R Hansford 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, Cist
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 822
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 10528
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 66 SW 59
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 66 SW 59
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-08-01
End Date : 1977-08-01