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Site name Shaugh Moor, Ring Cairn 1
Site number 252
Burial codes 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4051 4053 4154 4184 4200
2500bc-14/1300bc A ring cairn constructed around a natural earth-fast boulder. There was a central pit filled with burnt material, presumed contemporary (Feature 177), 1m south of the boulder. It had a sandy loam fill with increasing charcoal content towards the base. There was no capstone. Other features of the cairn included a refilled pit, and linear mounds, but no date could be established for these. There was no cremated human skeletal material, although soil conditions were favourable.

RC: HAR-2216 1570 +/- 70
Remains/Period N4
County Devon
Region SW
National grid square SX
X coordinate 553
Y coordinate 635
Bibliographic source Smith and Wainwright 1978, Wainwright, Smith et al 1979


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