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Monument Number 443776

Hob Uid: 443776
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Throwleigh
Grid Ref : SX6298088000
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn with cist. A reave lies in the vicinity.
More information : Approximately SX 62988800 (a) Grinsell, who could
not locate this cairn in July 1976, identifies it as that
examined by Baring-Gould about 1900, "about a mile beyond
Watern Tor, in a direct line with Hound Tor". (But see
SX 68 NW 9 where it is also recorded in association with an
apparently undisturbed cairn.) (1)

Baring-Gould describes a ruined cairn containing the remains
of a cist measuring about 7ft long by 4ft 4ins wide,
aligned NW-SE. One side and one end stone remained. The cist
enclosed an 18ins deep circular pit containing a little wood
charcoal. Two large stones lying close to the cairn were
probably used as covers. A short reave extends from the cairn. (2)

Duplicate of 443705. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 171
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 1a
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Inf G M Spooner
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Source Number : 2
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : (S Baring Gould)
Page(s) : 164
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Vol(s) : 34, 1902
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 24-SEP-2004 EH Field Investigation
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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, Reave
Evidence : Earthwork

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 2
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 44
External Cross Reference Notes :

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