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Monument Number 889100

Hob Uid: 889100
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Dartmoor Forest, Gidleigh
Grid Ref : SX6575085880
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn measuring 4.9 metres in diameter and 0.65 metres high. It has a slight hollow at its centre. Scheduled.
More information : SX 65768588 Cairn.

SX 65768588. A turf covered stoney cairn situated near the crest of the N facing flank of Shovel Down 20m S of a small settlement (SX 68 NE 41). It measures 4.9m in diameter and survives to a height of 0.65m. A stone filled hollow 1.9m in diameter and about 0.2m deep lies slightly E of centre. There are no traces of a cist or a retaining circle (1).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 16-AUG-1991, SAJ Probert.
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 29-Apr-98
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Source : Shovel Down
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Source : Shovel Down/ink survey
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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
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28663
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NE 111
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Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 NE 111
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1991-08-16
End Date : 1991-08-16