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Monument Number 445062

Hob Uid: 445062
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Widecombe In The Moor
Grid Ref : SX7125079080
Summary : The site of a barrow with a cist.
More information : A kistvaen (precise location not surveyed) on eastern
slope of Hameldown (quoted in Worth's later work as SE slope of
Hameldown (b)) Three of the side stones are standing, the
fourth removed. The cover stone measures 4'5" x 1'6". The kist
lies in a cairn 24 feet in diameter (a).

(Plan photograph see A0/60/12/8).

Area siting given centred approx. SX 7125 7908 (c). (1)

The cist is orientated in a NE-SW direction and is in a
heather covered mound of earth and stone with a maximum height
of 0.5 m., and with one retaining stone in the north-west
quadrant.

All four sides of the cist remain, though one has sunk and is
partly covered with earth. The capstone is incomplete, and only
partly covers the cavity.
A 25" survey has been made. (2)

Surveyed. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Trans. Devon Ass. Vol.67, 1935, p.77, plan, illust. (R. H. Worth)
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Source Number : 1b
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : 'Dartmoor', 1953, p. 173. (R. H. Worth).
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Source Number : 1c
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : R. H. Worth, Oral, 9.12.48
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 10-MAY-60
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : LS 25" (E. L. Johnson, 10/60)
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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 : Cist, Round Barrow
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 77 NW 12
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