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Monument Number 442645

Hob Uid: 442645
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6391076060
Summary : Cairn and cist with kerb circle
More information : [SX 63917606] Cist [NR]. (1)

A cist, 4'9" x 2'3" and 2'7" deep, without a coverstone, lying
in a low mound with a retaining circle. (2)

On level ground to the south-west of Bellever Tor is a cist
within the remains of a retaining circle. The circle now has
only four stones giving an estimated diameter of 7.8m. The cist,
aligned NNW/SSE measures 1.55m. by 0.7m. internally and is 0.8m.
deep. There is no coverstone. See ground photograph.

Surveyed at 1:10 000 on M.S.D. and at 1:2500 for A.O Records. (3)

[SX 63927606] Cist [NR] (4)

Additional bibliography and photograph (5).

At SX 63917606 on flat moorland pasture is well preserved cist in a low irregular cairn with the remains of a kerb circle. The cist orientated NNW-SSE measures 1.55m long, 0.7m wide and 0.65m deep. Its four upright granite slabs have a maximum thickness of 0.25m and the bottom is reed filled. No coverstone is visible in the immediate area.
The turf covered cairn is approximately 7.5m in diameter with a maximum height of 0.3m,apparently enclosed by a kerb circle of which only four stones survive, two on the NW and two on the SE (7).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963.
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 70 1938 62 plan illust (R H Worth).
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 18-DEC-79
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:10000 1982
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : High Dartmoor 1983 442 (E Hemery)
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Source Number : 6
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME App Dartmoor 1985 (NMR SX 6375/2/321-918-MAY-1977)
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Source Number : 7
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 22-JUN-1989, 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, Natural Feature

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 NW 46
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 NW 46
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-12-18
End Date : 1979-12-18
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 NW 46
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1989-06-22
End Date : 1989-06-22