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Monument Number 903298

Hob Uid: 903298
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Gidleigh
Grid Ref : SX6452085920
Summary : The remains of a Bronze Age cairn which forms part of a cairn cemetery on Long Ridge, locally known as Langridge, overlooking the valley of the River North Teign. The cairn is visible as a grassy mound which measures 5.5 metres in diameter and 0.4 metres in height. Four large boulders protrude through its surface but they are not thought to represent a cist.
More information : SX 64528592. A disturbed cairn on the gentle SE-facing slope of Langridge 100m NE of the enclosure wall of Langridge Newtake. The grassy mound measures 5.5m in diameter with a maximum height of 0.4m, the centre is disturbed by a hollow 1.2m in diameter and 0.2m deep. Four large boulders protrude through the fabric of the mound; two in the centre and two in the edge. They do not appear to form elements of a cist or kerb. (1)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : SAJ Probert 14-AUG-1991
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Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 19-Mar-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
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Monument Type : Round Cairn
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 28664
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 68 NW 65
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 443715
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 903294
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 443714
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 68 NW 65
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1991-08-14
End Date : 1991-08-14