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Dartmoor Site: Brown Heath (Hook Lake) Encircled Cairn and Cist

Brown Heath (Hook Lake) Encircled Cairn and Cist

Brown Heath (Hook Lake) Encircled Cairn and Cist

Photo taken on 19-03-2016

Brown Heath (Hook Lake) Encircled Cairn and Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 38. TDA Vol.51 1919

Database entries

OS Map: SX 64114 65327
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV5137
Megalithic Portal: 52166
The Stone Rows of GB: Hook Lake
PMD: Hook Lake Stone row
Alternate name: Hook Lake stone row
Short Name: CT Hook Lake
Butler map: 55.8
Dixon Cist #: 40
Grinsell: HARFORD 3
Turner: F11
DPD page: 74
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 38
Dimensions (m): 9.2 x 0.8 C
Lidar: SX 64114 65327
Nearby sites: SX 64114 65327


"A double stone row, on Brown Heath, circa 540 feet in length, direction of length N 10o E. At the north end is a stone circle, diameter 31 feet, surrounding a cairn which contains the remains of a cist." Ruined and possibly no longer visible. Butler Hook Lake stone row - Vol. 4. Map 55.8 (pp.78-9).


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