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Monument Number 443954

Hob Uid: 443954
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6410083200
Summary : The remains of a round cairn located within Great Stannon Newtake. The cairn survives as a 5.3 metre diameter and 0.7 metre high stony mound. It was investigated by the Dartmoor Exploration Committe towards the end of the 19th century, whose work revealed a central pit filled with charcoal. Scheduled.
More information : A barrow, with a 16ft diameter, situated 300yds
east of Grey Wethers (SX 68 SW 1) (plots at SX 641831).
Excavations in 1897/8 exposed a pit containing a little charcoal. (1)

Barrow not visible. (2)

SX 64168316. "cairn or barrow". Diameter 5.0m, height 0.3m.
Visited 4 July 1976. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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Page(s) : 113
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Vol(s) : 30, 1898
Source Number : 2
Source : Vertical aerial photograph reference number
Source details : AP's (RAF/CPE/UK/ 1995 2365-6, 13-APR-1947)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Devon Archaeological Society proceedings
Source details : LV Grinsell
Page(s) : 145
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Vol(s) : 36, 1978
Source Number : 4
Source : RCHME/EH/HE Aerial Photographers comment
Source details : RCHME App Dartmoor 1985 (RAF CPE/UK 1995 2365-6 13-APR-1947)
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 02-JUL-1990, MJ Fletcher.
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Source Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 19-Mar-99
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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 : Earthwork

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX68SW54
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28680
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 SW 29
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, EAST OF THE GREYWETHERS
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1897-01-01
End Date : 1897-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 SW 29
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1990-07-02
End Date : 1990-07-02