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Monument Number 443714

Hob Uid: 443714
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Gidleigh
Grid Ref : SX6439086250
Summary : The remains of a Bronze age cairn and cist which form part of a cairn cemetery on Long Ridge, known locally as Langridge, overlooking the valley of the River North Teign. The cairn has a circular mound which measures 5.2 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres high. The cist measures 0.83 metres square by up to 0.47 metres deep. The capstone, which once covered the cist, now lies 0.7 metres NNW of the cist. Scheduled.
More information : (SX 64388624) Cairn (NR). (1)

Cairn enclosing cist, nearly square,placed probably SE/NW;
capstone to NNW. Diameter 5.5m.,height 0.3m. Visited 30 July
1976. (2)

SX 64408625. A cairn containing a cist on the gentle N-facing slope of Langridge measures 5.2m in diameter has a maximum height of 0.5m. The centrally situated cist is now about 0.9m square and 0.3m deep and may have originally been rectangular. Orientated NW-SE/NE-SW it is completely stone-lined though only the SE stone seems to be intact and upright. Embedded in the NW side of the cairn is the coverstone, and irregular slab circa 1.0m square. (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1965
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Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
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Vol(s) : 36 (1978)
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : SAJ Probert 14-AUG-1991
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 19-Mar-98
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Source : Shovel Down/ink survey
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Round 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 : 28664
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 14
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 903298
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 443715
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 903294
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION SX 68 NW 14
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1991-08-14
End Date : 1991-08-14