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Dartmoor Site: Dendles Waste Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Dendles Waste Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Dendles Waste Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Photo taken on 25-08-2017

OS Map: SX 61535 62804
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 4276
Megalithic Portal: 45691
PMD: Dendles Waste
Alternate name: Dendles Waste S.
Short Name: CT Dendles 1
Butler map: 52.15
Dixon Cist #: 43
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 14
Turner: D19
DPD page: 64
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 43
Dimensions (m): 4.0 C
Lidar: SX61546280
Notes: "The circle, consists of eight flat slabs, set on edge and has an internal diameter of approximately 3.4m. Some of the stones from the western quadrant of the circle are missing; a single earthfast stone is all that survives. The rectangular cist lies roughly centrally within the circle and is oriented E to W. It measures 1.2m long by 0.6m and 0.5m deep with slabs still in place both sides". Lethbridge diagram p.63, photo p.64. Butler Dendles Waste S. - Vol. 3. Map 52.15 (diagram p.194).
Nearby sites: SX61546280

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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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