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Monument Number 445063

Hob Uid: 445063
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Widecombe in the Moor
Grid Ref : SX7147078490
Summary : The earthwork remains of two Bronze Age cairns.
More information : A heather and gorse covered mound at SX 7145 7866.
It is 17.0 m. in diameter with a maximum height of 0.8 m.
Mutilation in the top and south face shows a construction of
stones. No trace of ditch. Probable B.A. cairn.

On top of the mound is a modern boundary stone inscribed
"DS 1854 Old House" (a). (1)

A 25" survey has been made at SX 7145 7865. (2)

Another, smaller, cairn at SX 7147 7849 is 8.0 m. in diameter
and 0.4 m. high. Surveyed on 25". (3)

Cairns surveyed. (4)

('A'-SX 71457865; 'B'-SX 71477849) Cairn (NR) (Twice). (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 FDC 06-NOV-53
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 NVQ 10-MAY-60
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F3 EG 17-MAY-60
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : LS 25" (E J Johnson 10/60)
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Source Number : 5
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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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 77 NW 13
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 77 NW 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1953-11-06
End Date : 1953-11-06
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 77 NW 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1960-05-10
End Date : 1960-05-10
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 77 NW 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1960-05-17
End Date : 1960-05-17