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Monument Number 969069

Hob Uid: 969069
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Okehampton Hamlets
Grid Ref : SX5690090530
Summary : SX 56909053. A very disturbed cairn 630m SSE of the flagpole on Longstone Hill. The mound measures 8.7m N to S by 8.3m and stands a maximum of 1.0m high on its W side. The W half of the interior is occupied by two amorphous hollows, which appear to be unrecorded antiquarian excavations. Spoil from these features has been deposited on the S flank of the cairn. There is no evidence to suggest the presence of a kerb or cist. Scheduled
More information : SX56909055 A round cairn was recorded at this location situated on the lower NW facing slope of Yes Tor overlooking Longstone Hill. The round cairn is of Bronze Age date. (1)

Cairn depicted and described by Butler (1991). (2)

SX 56909053. A very disturbed cairn 630m SSE of the flagpole on Longstone Hill. The mound measures 8.7m N to S by 8.3m and stands a maximum of 1.0m high on its W side. The W half of the interior is occupied by two amorphous hollows, which appear to be unrecorded antiquarian excavations. Spoil from these features has been deposited on the S flank of the cairn. There is no evidence to suggest the presence of a kerb or cist.
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Source Number : 1
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : English Heritage Record Form 8-SEP-1994
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Butler J 1991 DARTMOOR ATLAS OF ANTIQUITIES Vol 2 - The North
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Probert SAJ 26-JAN-2004 EH Field Investigation
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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 : 24157
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 59 SE 71
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Associated Activities : Primary, NORTH DARTMOOR MILITARY RANGE ENGLISH HERITAGE PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 2003-10-14
End Date : 2004-07-31