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Blackabrook, South Cist

Blackabrook, South Cist

Photo taken on 04-06-2016

OS Map: SX 60524 73860
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 6254
Megalithic Portal: 45679
PMD: Blackabrook
Alternate name: Round Hill S.E.1
Short Name: CT Blackabrk S
Butler map: 65.3.1
Dixon Cist #: 31
Grinsell: LYDFORD 80
DPD page: 103
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 31 44
Dimensions (m): 1.25 x 0.55 C
Lidar: SX60527386
Notes: "This cist with its displaced capstone lies on the edge of the river bank. Vestiges of the small surrounding cairn are now hidden under the turf. The chamber of the cist measures 1.25m by 0.55m and about 0.5m deep; the capstone is 1.5m long, 1.1m wide and 0.15m thick. The south stone has fallen outwards." Lethbridge p.103 diagram Black Brook Cist(A), photo p.103. Butler Round Hill S.E. 2. - Vol. 4. Map 65.3 (diagram of cists alongside the Blackbrook pp.230-1).
Nearby sites: SX60527386

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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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