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Monument Number 442478

Hob Uid: 442478
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6528407568
Summary : Eight small cairns are alleged at this location. They were all investigated in c. 1903.
More information : There are eight small cairns in Lar Tor Newtake, south
of Laugh Tor. Three of them were examined in 1903 and all had
underlaying pits containing charcoal. One of the cairns was 12 feet
diameter and stood near the boundary wall to Brimpts Newtake.
Another cairn, 22 feet diameter, was "nearest the gate leading into
Higher Dunnabridge Newtake". A ruined cairn in Brimpts Newtake was
also examined. (1)

Not visible. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (R Burnard)
Page(s) : 141
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 35, 1903
Source Number : 2
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : F62 58 RAF 6499 028-29 and F61 58 RAF 6399 028-29 2 July 1964
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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 : Cairnfield
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 72
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 NE 30
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, LAR TOR NEWTAKE AND BRIMPTS NEWTAKE
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1903-01-01
End Date : 1903-12-31