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Monument Number 445055

Hob Uid: 445055
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Widecombe In The Moor
Grid Ref : SX7359707650
Summary : The remians of three Bronze Age cairns.
More information : "There is a close-set retaining circle of a cairn on the northern slope of Top Tor" (a) No other siting evidence given. (1)

Handsford Worth was probably referring to the remains of a
cairn circle at 'A' SX 7357 7646 where close set stones mark
the northern half with two disturbed outliers to the south-east.
the stones average 0.2 m. high.

There are also another retaining circle and a robbed cairn.

B. SX 7365 7646 The southern half of a retaining circle
consisting of five stones averaging 0.4 m. high.

C. SX 7354 7655 A robbed cairn 0.4 m. high, and grass covered,
with seven small retaining stones mostly on the east.

A 25" survey of these features has been made. (2)

Detail surveyed on L.S. Document. (3)

(A-SX 73577646; B-SX 73657646) Cairn Circles (NR)
(C-SX 73547655) Cairn (NR) (4)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Trans. Devon Ass., vol.66, 1934, p.41. (R. H. Worth)
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 12-MAY-60
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : LS 25" 10/60.
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Source Number : 4
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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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
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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 77 NW 7
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 77 NW 7
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1960-05-12
End Date : 1960-05-12