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Dartmoor Site: North Hessary Tor 3 Reported Cist

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North Hessary Tor 3 Reported Cist

OS Map: SX 57800 74200
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record:
HER record: -1
PMD: Hessary Tor
Alternate name: North Hessary Tor 3
Short Name: CT?North Hes3
Butler map: 44.9.3
Grinsell: List B WALKHAMPTON 36
Exist: Maybe
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Maybe
Notes: Dilapidated cairn 'remarkable for beign double kisted' (Bate 1871). Grinsell doubtful site. Could be HER 5015, see also WAL 8. Butler suggests that Bate was possibly referring to the rather confused structure of the Yellowmead cist well down the western slopes (Butler Vol 3 p.33).
Nearby sites: SX57807420

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