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Monument Number 445086

Hob Uid: 445086
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Widecombe In The Moor
Grid Ref : SX7070079060
Summary : The earthwork remains of two Bronze Age cairns.
More information : Tumuli [O.E.] ['A' SX 7073 7904 and 'B' SX 7068 7909] (1)

Tumuli on saddle, 'A' is 40 feet in diameter with a rim 1 ft.
high. 'B' is a cairn 42 feet in diameter and 3 feet high. (a)
Scheduled Ancient Monuments (b). (2)

'A': SX 70727904 is a heather covered cairn 21.0 m. in diameter
and 0.8 m. high at its rim. A large depression in the top is
0.4 m. deep, a result of stone robbing of which a further
example is afforded by a trench dug into the outside of the rim
throughout the north-eastern half of the cairn.

'B': SX 7067 7909 is heather covered, 14.0 m. in diameter and
1.0 m. high.
A 25" survey has been made. (3)

(A-SX 70737904; B-SX 70687909) Cairns (NR). (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1906
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Source Number : 2a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Lady A. Fox. Corr. 6", June, 1950
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Source Number : 2b
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Trans. Devon Ass. Vol. 84, 1952, p.240. (A. Fox)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 10-MAY-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 24
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 77 NW 24
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1960-05-10
End Date : 1960-05-10