Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Upper Spanish Lake 5 Reported Cist

Upper Spanish Lake 5 Reported Cist

OS Map: SX 58570 64490
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 56 SE 145
HER record: 12786
PMD: Lee Moor E.
Alternate name: Upper Spanish Lake 5
Short Name: CN:Upper Spa5
Butler map: 51.5.5
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 33
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 3.5 x 0.3
Notes: Alledged cairn found Sept 1975. Possibly natural feature. Radcliffe lists as possible cist noting comment from Butler: "The rather smaller upper cairn may also have held a cistas the edge of a narrow slab is visible near the centre" Vol 3 p.163
Nearby sites: SX58576449

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