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Monument Number 443694

Hob Uid: 443694
Location :
Devon
West Devon
South Tawton
Grid Ref : SX6327089610
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age stone circle comprising approximately 19 stones.
More information : (SX 63278961) Stone Circle (NR). (1)

A stone circle, 65 feet in diameter and originally consisting
of 19 stones is on Whitemoorstone Down, about a mile south
of Cosdon. One stone is now missing and four have been broken
off. There is a distinct gap in the continuation; the stone
on the east side of the gap and the largest stone in the
circle are in due line north and south and point south to
the White Moorstone (SX 68 NW 6) some quarter of a mile distant. (2-3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1965
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details :
Page(s) : 181-2
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Vol(s) : 28, 1896
Source Number : 3
Source : Aerial photograph
Source details : RAF/3G/TUD/UK 138 5460-1 11.4.1946
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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 : Stone Circle
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 484
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 24136
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 6
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 2
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 NW 2
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1955-03-15
End Date : 1955-03-15