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Dartmoor Site: Hentor Warren (Shavercombe) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Hentor Warren (Shavercombe) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Hentor Warren (Shavercombe) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

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Hentor Warren (Shavercombe) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 20. TDA Vol.33 1901

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Hentor & Shavercombe Brook Cists
OS Map: SX 59632 65777
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV3492
Megalithic Portal: 45662
PMD: Hen Tor Warren 4
Alternate name: Hen Tor N.4
Short Name: CT Hen Tor N4
Butler map: 49.22.4
Dixon Cist #: 12
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 29
Turner: E47
DPD page: 50
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 12 20
Dimensions (m): 4.0 x 0.4 C
Lidar: SX 59632 65777
Nearby sites: SX 59632 65777


"On the slope north of Hen Tor at 395.0m OD is the remains of a cairn with a cist. The cairn measures 5.6m in diameter and 0.6m in height with a few stones of a cairn circle 3.2m in diameter remaining on the west side. The cist is 1.2m by 0.4m and 0.5m deep with a coverstone 1.6m by 1.1m at its maximum." Lethbridge p.50 Shavercombe Cist C - diagram p.49. Butler Hen Tor Cairn 4- Vol. 3. Map 49.22 (general plan of Hen Tor with diagram of cists pp.146-7).


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