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Monument Number 443580

Hob Uid: 443580
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Chagford, Gidleigh
Grid Ref : SX6598085890
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn with a robbed cist. The cairn measures 7 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres high and has a central hollow. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 65998590) Cist (NR). (1)

A barrow, 13 feet in diameter, which was sited at the
southern end of a Stone Row (SX 68 NE 16 'C') may have contained
a cist. (2)

A small cairn, 22 feet in diameter and about 2 feet high, is
sited just below the crest of the ridge. The centre has been
robbed and the tumbled slabs of a cist have been exposed. No
finds were recorded. (3)

As described by Authority (3); turf covered and in fair
condition.

Resurveyed at 1:2500 at SX 65988591. (4)


SX 65998591. A cairn 7m in diameter and 0.4m high composed of earth and small stones. It has a central hollow 0.5m deep with displaced slabs on its sides with the remains of a badly robbed cist. The cairn occupies the NW crest of a shallow combe between Shovel Down and Chagford Common and has very extensive views to the N and NW. It lies at the end of a double stone row (SX 68 NE 16 c).
(see RCHME survey of The Shovel Down Stone Rows (part 1) at 1:200). (5)

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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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Source : Castor Parallel System NMR description sheet
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Source : Castor Parallel System/ink survey
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Source : The Archaeological Journal
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 29-Apr-98
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 19-SEPT-1991, WR Wilson-North.
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Source : Shovel Down/ink survey
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Source : Shovel Down Stone Rows/ink survey
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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, Cist
Evidence : Earthwork, Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28663
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NE 34
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 NE 34
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-07-08
End Date : 1974-07-08
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 NE 34
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1991-09-19
End Date : 1991-09-19