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Monument Number 442452

Hob Uid: 442452
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Manaton
Grid Ref : SX6751078690
Summary : A ring cairn situated on a ridge overlooking the valleys of the East Dart and West Webburn Rivers. The cairn survives as an 8.6 metre diameter ring of at least 22 edge set stones standing up to 0.85 metres high. In the centre of the cairn is a NNW to SSE orientated cist, with both side stones remaining visible. This cist measures at least 1.3 metres long by 0.5 metres wide and when excavated in 1903 two coils of human hair were found. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 67517869) Stone Circle (NR) (1)

A 28 feet diameter cairn circle with a central cist (plan). The
tallest stone in the cairn circle is about 2 feet high. Excavated
1903; nothing found. (2-4)

In good condition. Photographed in April 1939. (5)

(SX 6751 7869) Cairn Circle (NR) (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1906
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : R Burnard
Page(s) : 142
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Source Number : 3
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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Page(s) : 101
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Vol(s) : 36 (1904)
Source Number : 4
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : RH Worth
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Vol(s) : 58 (1926)
Source Number : 5
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : Correspondents Annotated 6" Sheet (GEL, undated)
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Source Number : 6
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source Number : 7
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 21-Jan-99
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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 : Ring Cairn, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork, Sub Surface Deposit

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 190
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28695
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 NE 6
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : SOUSSONS COMMON NEAR POSTBRIDGE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1903-01-01
End Date : 1903-12-31