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Monument Number 443933

Hob Uid: 443933
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6372081020
Summary : A Bronze Age cairn northeast of Broad Down visible as a stony turf-covered mound 6.5m by 6.3m with a maximum height of 0.8m. It has a central hollow.
More information : SX 63738101 Cairn (NR). (1)

Cairn with hollow centre. Diameter 7.0m,height 0.6m. Visited
4 July 1976. (2)

The cairn lies on a flat-topped spur overlooking the East Dart valley, centred at SX 6371 8102. It comprises a stony, turf-covered mound, 6.5m N-S, 6.3m E-W, surviving to a maximum height of 0.8m on its eastern side. In its centre is a small hollow, 2m N-S, 1m E-W and 0.25m deep (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
Source details : (L V Grinsell)
Page(s) : 145
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Riley, HM 23-NOV-1994, RCHME Field Investigation
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Source : SX 68 SW/ink survey
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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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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX68SW34
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 SW 14
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Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: DARTMOOR ROYAL FOREST PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-04-10
End Date : 1996-07-12