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HER Number:MDV13022
Name:CHAMBERED TOMB in the Parish of Throwleigh

Summary

Vis=27/6/1978 (os). A large granite slab 1.3m high, 1.0m wide and 0.3m thick, leaning at about 35 deg to the north and supported on underside by a pointed stone. Set into a mound. Much mutilated: may possibly be remains of burial chamber.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 651 897
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Bronze Age landscape comprising the earthworks and walling of a field system on the east bank of Cheriton Combe linked to a parallel reave system on Throwleigh Common with a south-west contour reave with numerous enclosures, cairns and hut circles

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68NE/97
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CHAMBERED TOMB (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=27/6/1978 (os). A large granite slab 1.3m high, 1.0m wide and 0.3m thick, leaning at about 35 deg to the north and supported on underside by a pointed stone. Set into a mound. Much mutilated: may possibly be remains of burial chamber.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV256066.

Osa=sx68ne72.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV256066Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM