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Dartmoor Site: Blackabrook, East Cist

Blackabrook, East Cist

Blackabrook, East Cist

Photo taken on 04-06-2016

OS Map: SX 60528 73873
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 6252
Megalithic Portal: 45679
PMD: Blackabrook E.
Alternate name: Round Hill S.E.3
Short Name: CT Blackabrk E
Butler map: 65.3.3
Dixon Cist #: 33
Grinsell: LYDFORD 82
DPD page: 104
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 31 44
Dimensions (m): 0.95 x 0.85 C
Lidar: SX60537387
Notes: "A well defined cist which has two stones supporting the slabs in the SE corner. The chamber measures 0.95m by 0.85m and about 0.4m deep. A turf-covered stony spread around the cist may be part of a robbed cairn." Lethbridge p.103 diagram Black Brook Cist(C), photo bottom p.104. Butler Round Hill S.E. 3 - Vol. 4. Map 65.3 (diagram of cists alongside the Blackbrook pp.230-1).
Nearby sites: SX60537387

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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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