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Monument Number 442898

Hob Uid: 442898
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Widecombe In The Moor
Grid Ref : SX6786073930
Summary : Standing up to 2.0m high this cairn stands on the southern outcrop of Yar Tor and comprises a large irregular stony mound now spread and much altered by recent interference. The cairn has a footprint of over 23m. The central area has been hollowed and re-modelled.
More information : (SX 67867393) Tumulus (NR) (1)

The remains of a cairn are to be found on the summit of Yar Tor
similar to the cairn on Corndon Tor (SX 67 SE7). (2)

On the summit of Yar Tor at 418m OD is a cairn built upon
outcropping rock. It measures 18.0m in diameter and is 1.7m high.
It has been dug into at the centre and sides.

Surveyed at 1:2500 on MSD. (3)

Standing up to 2.0m high this cairn stands on the southern outcrop of Yar Tor and comprises a large irregular stony mound now spread and much altered by recent interference. The cairn has a footprint of over 23m. The central area has been hollowed and re-modelled. (4)

Grinsell List B No 20 (4a)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1906
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Dartmoor 1953 164 (R H Worth)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 03-JUN-80
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Newman, P 14-MAR-2008 EH Archaeological Field Investigation
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Source Number : 4A
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Grinsell L 1978 Dartmoor Barrows PDAS, 36, 85-180
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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 : Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SE 15
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SE 15
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-06-03
End Date : 1980-06-03
Associated Activities : ENGLISH HERITAGE: DARTMEET PREMIER ARCHAEOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE(PAL) FIELD INVESTIGATION PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2008-02-04
End Date : 2008-04-30