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Dartmoor Site: Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb

Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb

Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb

Photo taken on 29-09-2011

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb
OS Map: SX 65963 58195
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 2885
Megalithic Portal: 31700
PMD: Cuckoo Ball Chambered Cairn
Alternate name: Cuckoo Ball chambered cairn
Short Name: NT Cuckoo Ball
Butler map: 53.15
Butler Vol 5: p.155
Grinsell: List A UGBOROUGH 1
DPD page: 80
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 30 56
Dimensions (m): c.28.0 x 12.0 x 0.8
Lidar: SX65965820
Notes: "The remains of a long cairn and burial chamber on a hill-slope at Cuckoo Ball. The cairn, which was probably robbed for newtake walls to the west and north, is 23 metres long by 12 metres wide, aligned north/south, and is 0.7 metre high at the north. The burial chamber is at the north end."
Nearby sites: SX65965820

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These are selected references with an emphasis on out of copyright sources linked as PDFs. For more detailed references try any linked HER record. For some records there are very good resources on the Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor (PMD) website by Bill Radcliffe. Barrow reports are linked above as are references to Butler, Grinsell and Turner.

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