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Site name Shaugh Moor, Ring Cairn 2
Site number 253
Burial codes 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4035 4051 4053 4121 4154 4184 4200
2500bc-14/1300bc A ring cairn with a central stone-capped pit containing a pot base and a number of faience beads. The charcoal from the pit was radiocarbon dated (HAR-2220). A similar stone-capped pit beneath the stone ring produced radiocarbon sample HAR-2214. There had been burning of the old land surface in the central area of the mound. There was no human skeletal material although the soil allowed survival.

RC: HAR-2220 1480 +/- 90, HAR-2214 1290 +/- 80
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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