Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Riddon Ridge S. Cist

Riddon Ridge S. Cist

OS Map: SX 66780 76269
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 NE 22
HER record: 5986
PMD: RHR Stone
Alternate name: Riddon Ridge S.
Short Name: CT:Riddon Ri3
Butler map: 18.2.9
Grinsell: LYDFORD 67
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 9.5 x 0.7
Lidar: SX66787627
Notes: (burnard) small cairn, previously rifled. On excavation, bottom and part of side wall of a small vase and a few sherd fragments found, in centre of a stone-lined receptacle. Stones of the cairn around the pit were packed at an inward angle, thus backing up the wall of the cavity. Much wood charcoal, one flint flake and a few pieces of spar found.
Nearby sites: SX66787627

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