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Monument Number 620073

Hob Uid: 620073
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest
Grid Ref : SX6296072240
Summary : Cairn (rems of)
More information : The plan (a) depicts a concentric double ring bank with overall diameters of 17.5m and 13.0m; the outer bank is visible only in the E quadrant. It is described (1) as possibly a cairn which shows as a circular spread of paler grass with multiple concentric rings of stones.
SX 62967224. This disturbed and mutilated feature lies on a shallow NW slope in stone-free moorland pasture at 355m OD, surrounded by tin pits and upcast mounds (SX 67 SW 229).
Visible as a very low circular turf-covered stony spread about 12m in overall diameter it is enclosed by a stony bank at best 1.8m wide and 0.3m high on the E side which fades on the N and S sides. There is no evidence of a kerb, cist slabs or boulders. The disturbed interior has an off-centre c.4.6m in diameter shallow ?excavation hollow accompanied by upcast mound, this may be Greeves' oval cairn though it is not large.
It may represent the disturbed remains of a ring cairn similar to that 74.0m to the NE (SX 67 SW 237). (2) (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon County SMR SX 67 SW 111
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Source Number : 1a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Worksheet in parish file
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHM Field Investigation SAJP & MJF 24-APR-1989
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Source : Field report on SX 67 SW 220 - 24-APR-1989
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Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Cairn
Evidence : Natural Feature

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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SW 111
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 67 SW 220
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION SX 67 SW 220
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1989-04-24
End Date : 1989-04-24