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Monument Number 442450

Hob Uid: 442450
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Manaton
Grid Ref : SX6770079600
Summary : Four Bronze Age round barrows between 10 and 20 meters in diameter and 0.5 to 2.2 meters high. One barrow was excavated in 1902, finds included pottery and flints. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 677796) Tumuli (NR) (1)

A group of four tumuli excavated in 1902. Numbered from south to
north:

1. An earth mound 60 feet diameter. Central pit containing charcoal
and small flint flake. Cist 10 feet inside north edge containing
burnt bones, a flint flake, and a sherd of Bronze Age pottery.

2. An earth mound 45 feet diameter. Central pit containing charcoal
and burnt bones. A flint arrowhead and two fragments of bronze were
found elsewhere in the mound.

3. A cairn 60 feet diameter and "a few inches" high.
No finds.

4. A cairn 26 feet diameter and "a few inches" high.
No finds. (2)

Scheduled. (3,4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details :
Page(s) : 143-5
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Vol(s) : 35, 1903
Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 16-Apr-99
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Source Number : 4
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Scheduled Monument Notification 06-Oct-2003
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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 : Round Barrow, Findspot
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit, Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Bronze Age
Component Monument Type : Round Barrow, Findspot
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery, Flint

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 890
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 028,01/029*
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28696
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 NE 3
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : RED BARROWS,SOUSSONS DOWN
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1903-01-01
End Date : 1903-12-31