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Monument Number 442751

Hob Uid: 442751
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6000075000
Summary : The site of a Bronze Age cist reported to be surrounded by a rough pavement was recorded in 1832 north east of Beardown House, now known as Beardown Farm. Fragments of pottery were found inside the cist.
More information : The remains of a cist surrounded by a rough pavement was examined by Mr Bray in September 1832 "two or three minutes
walk north east of Beardown House" (at SX 604 754). Three stones of a four foot long cist stood six inches above ground level. A small piece of coarse pottery was found inside. (1)

"Near Beardown House fragments of pottery were found in a cist". (2)

No cist could be found in the pasture fields north east of Beardown Farm, formerly Beardown House and the present owners have no knowledge of the cist. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : 1890
Page(s) : 201
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Vol(s) : 22
Source Number : 1a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Borders of Tamar and Tavy 1 1838 (A E Bray)
Page(s) : 343-4
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Vol(s) : 1
Source Number : 2
Source : Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology : Sites and Monuments Register and Parish Check Lists
Source details : Devon S and M Register
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Source Number : 2b
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : 1902
Page(s) : 114
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Vol(s) : 34
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 11-DEC-1979
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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
Evidence : Documentary Evidence, Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Bronze Age
Component Monument Type : Cist
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 100
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 NW 86
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, NE OF BEARDOWN FARM
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1832-01-01
End Date : 1832-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 NW 86
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1979-12-11
End Date : 1979-12-11