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Monument Number 443629

Hob Uid: 443629
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Gidleigh
Grid Ref : SX6532085620
Summary : The remains of a turf-covered stone cairn dating to the Bronze Age period. It measures 6.5 metres in diameter with a maximum height of 1.5 metres. Scheduled.
More information : At SX 6532 8562 there is a turf covered cairn 7.0m
in diameter and 0.7m in height. It is on a SW slope some 200.0m
S of the nearest settlement and field system. The cairn is
small but this is not unusual in the area and is presumed to
be sepulchral and of Bronze Age date.

Surveyed at 1:2500. (1)

SX 65328562. A turf-covered stoney cairn situated amongst peat cuttings on the moderate W facing slope of Shovel Down. It measures 6.5m in diameter with a maximum height of 7.5m. The top displays two amorphous hollows about 1.0m across and 0.15m deep.
A disturbed cist (SX 68 NE 75) lies 55m WNW. (2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 17-JUL-74
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 16-AUG-1991, SAJ Probert.
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 29-Apr-98
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Source : Shovel Down/ink survey
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Source : Shovel Down
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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 : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28663
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NE 52
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 NE 51
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-07-17
End Date : 1974-07-17
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 NE 52
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1991-08-16
End Date : 1991-08-16