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Site name Shaugh Moor, Cairn 12b
Site number 254
Burial codes 4005 4021 4023 4025 4028 4030 4035 4051 4053 4152 4184 4200
2500bc-14/1300bc A small oval turf mound 3m x 4m with a stone kerb retaining the body of the monument, a dark mixed soil. Off centre was a shallow scoop and a pit, each containing charcoal. The mound was built on the original land surface. It contained no human skeletal material although the soil favoured survival

RC: from the pit HAR-2221 1400 +/- 70, from the scoop HAR-2285 1450 +/- 90
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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