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Monument Number 443785

Hob Uid: 443785
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Chagford
Grid Ref : SX6757082800
Summary : A Bronze Age round cairn on Chagford Common, 320 metres west of West Vitifer Mine. The cairn was partially excavated in 1897 by the Barrow Committee of the Devonshire Association. This working revealed a ring of slabs surrounding a cist which had not been previously examined. In the cist there was a complete Bronze Age beaker together with charcoal but no trace of a burial. Scheduled.
More information : SX 6757 8280: Cairn (NR). (1)

A small round barrow 15 feet diameter by 1.5 feet high, situated
400 yards north east of the northern end of the stone row on
Chagford Common (SX 68 SE 10). Excavations by R H Worth and S Baring-Gould in 1897 uncovered a central stone cist (3'6" x 2'3" and 2' deep) filled with soil containing small fragments of charcoal. In one corner of the cist was a beaker of late type laid on its side. There were no signs of a burial. (2-4)

Scheduled. (5)

Scheduling affirmed. (6)

OS Landline series.(7-8)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
Source details : R Burnard
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Source : Dartmoor
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Page(s) : 192-193
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Source : Antiquity
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Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (IAM) Record Form November 1975
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Source Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 09-Feb-01
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Source Number : 7
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : Landline
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Source Number : 8
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : S Probert, 07-NOV-2002
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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 : Round Cairn
Evidence : Structure, Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Bronze Age
Component Monument Type : Round Cairn
Object Type : BEAKER
Object Material : Pottery

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 50
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 973
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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28747
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 SE 7
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : CS PILOT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
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Associated Activities : CHAGFORD COMMON
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1897-01-01
End Date : 1897-12-31