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Monument Number 443231

Hob Uid: 443231
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Widecombe in the Moor
Grid Ref : SX6810073800
Summary : Two mounds thought to the reuslt of field clearance. One is circular and measures 4.5m. in diameter and 0.7m. high. Adjacent is an elongated mound measuring 11.5m. by 4.4m. and 0.7m. high. Both are constructed of small stones and are situated in the lower corner of a Medieval field beside a hollow way.
More information : SX 68147384 Cairn diameter 4m, height 0.6m. Visited July 1972.

SX 68147383, SX 68157381 Two possible cairns, both diameter 3.6m and height 0.3m. Visited September 1973. (1)

Two mounds are visible in the vicinity of Grinsell's grid references. That at SX 68147384 is circular, measuring 4.5m. in diameter and 0.7m. high. Adjacent is an elongated mound measuring 11.5m. by 4.4m. and 0.7m. high. Both are constructed of smalstone and are situated in the lower corner of a Medieval field beside a hollow way. The position and shape of the mounds suggest that they are field clearance and of Medieval or later date.

Surveyed at 1:2500 for A.O. Records only. (2)

As described by Authority 2. Field clearance or possible pillow mounds (3)

Depicted and described by Butler (3a)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 178
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 27-MAY-80
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Newman, P 14-MAR-2008 EH Archaeological Field Investigation
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Source Number : 3A
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1991 Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Vol 1 The East
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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 : Clearance Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SE 128
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 67 SE 128
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1980-05-27
End Date : 1980-05-27
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: DARTMEET PREMIER ARCHAEOLOGICAL LANDSCAPE(PAL) FIELD INVESTIGATION PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2008-02-04
End Date : 2008-04-30