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Monument Number 445481

Hob Uid: 445481
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Chagford
Grid Ref : SX7250086910
Summary : Cist
More information : A kistvaen lies near Meacombe Farm in a field of
rough pasture. The two end stones have been removed and cannot
be traced, leaving the two side stones supporting, at a height
of about 2 1/2 feet, a capstone 4' 7" by 4' by 15 1/2" to 23
1/2" thick and weighing about 2 tons 2 cwt. No cairn or barrow
is now traceable, nor any retaining circle. (1)

(SX 72508691) Burial Chamber (NR). (2)

SX 72498690. This burial chamber lies on a boulder strewn
west facing scrub covered slope at approximately 250m. OD. It
is aligned N.W. to S.E. and measures 1.4m. by 1.2m. and 1.2m.
high externally, and 1.2m. by 0.6m. and 0.8m. high internally.
There is no visible surrounding mound, no end stones and no
evidence of stones having been removed. (see ground photographs).

Surveyed at 1:2500 on M.S.D. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : T Devon Ass 62 1930 121-122 (R Hansford Worth)
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1963
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 15-MAR-82
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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
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Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 723
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 78 NW 11
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 78 NW 11
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1982-03-15
End Date : 1982-03-15