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Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb

Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb

Photo taken on 29-09-2011

Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 30. TDA Vol.43 1911

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Cuckoo Ball Chambered Tomb
OS Map: SX 65963 58195
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV2885
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: SX 65963 58195
Nearest Bus Stop: Ivybridge BP Garage (Stop B) (3.1 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 65963 58195


"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."


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