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Monument Number 445126

Hob Uid: 445126
Location :
Devon
Teignbridge
Widecombe In The Moor
Grid Ref : SX7341075500
Summary : A partly grass covered cairn with a maximum height of 0.8 metres on the eastern side. On the west it has been robbed to ground level.
More information : Kistvaen [O.E.] [SX 7340 7550] (1)

Kistvaen measuring internally 41 1/2" x 28" with a maximum depth of 24", orientated north-south. Cover stone missing. There are remains of the cairn not less than 45 feet in
diameter (a).

The soil in the cist was examined in 1871.
Unidentified buff coloured pottery was found (b). (2)

As described above: the cairn is partly grass covered with a maximum height of 0.8m. on the eastern side. On the west it has been robbed to ground level.

Ground photograph: see AO/53/62/8.

A 25" survey has been made. (3)

(SX 73407550) Cairn (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 : Trans. Devon. Ass. vol.66, 1934, pp. 41-2, (R. H. Worth)
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Source Number : 2b
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass., vol. 29, 1897, p.150, (Dartmoor Exploration Committee)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 12-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, Cist
Evidence :
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Findspot
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Components and Objects:
Period : Uncertain
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 352
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 21
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 77 NW 36
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : TUNHILL ROCKS,BLACKSLADE DOWN
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1871-01-01
End Date : 1871-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 77 NW 36
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1960-05-12
End Date : 1960-05-12