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Deadman's Bottom, North Cist

Deadman's Bottom, North Cist

Photo taken on 04-06-2016

Deadman's Bottom, North Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 19. TDA Vol.32 1900

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Langcombe Brook & Deadman's Bottom Cists
OS Map: SX 60782 66900
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV5120
Megalithic Portal: 3194
PMD: Deadman's Bottom N 1
Alternate name: Langcombe Brook 2
Short Name: CT Deadmans N
Butler map: 50.3.2
Dixon Cist #: 8
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 7
DPD page: 44
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 12 19
Dimensions (m): c.1.0 x 0.4 C
Lidar: SX 60782 66900
Nearest Bus Stop: Lee Moor Clearview (6.1 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 60782 66900


"The remains of a cist lie on the northern slopes of Deadmans Bottom. The feature consists of a stone lined box, c.1m long and c. 0.4m wide, with a coverstone which has now slid to the north. The cist has collapsed in on itself. There is a turf covered stone spread to the south but little real evidence of an associated cairn." Lethbridge p.44 Langcombe Cist C - diagram p.43 Butler Langcombe Brook 2 (Cist 2) - Vol. 3. Map 50.3 (pp.148-54 general plan of Langcombe Brook cairns p.151, diagram of Deadmans Bottom cists p.149).


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