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Monument Number 442587

Hob Uid: 442587
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6468078370
Summary : Remains of cist and former site of cairn. The cist consists of a single stone, 1.3m x 0.2m by 0.3m high, and there was formerly traces of a barrow 18' in diameter.
More information : One stone of a cist, with traces of a retaining circle
(probably 18ft diameter) and a cairn or barrow, at lat 50o 35'
19 1/2", lon 3o 54' 42" (SX 64717838). (1)

At SX 64677837, on the northern wooded slope of Lakehead Hill at
381m OD, is the remains of a cist. It consists of a single
sidestone, partly buried and aligned NW/SE, measuring 1.3m by 0.2m
and 0.3m high (see ground photograph). There is no surrounding
cairn or trace of a retaining cirlce, both probably destroyed by
afforestation

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (2)

SX 64687838. The monument is as recorded by authority 2 though the surrounding area has since been clear felled. The site is now protected by Forestry Commission antiquity markers. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 68 1936 50 illust (R H Worth)
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 07-NOV-79
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 04-NOV-1993, SAJ Probert.
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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 : Cist, Cairn
Evidence : Structure, Documentary Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX67NW82
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 NW 28
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 NW 28
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-11-07
End Date : 1979-11-07
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 NW 28
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1993-11-04
End Date : 1993-11-04