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Meacombe Cist

Meacombe Cist

Photo taken on 01-09-2017

OS Map: SX 72500 86909
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 8231
Megalithic Portal: 10518
PMD: Meacombe Chambered Cairn
Alternate name: Meacombe
Short Name: CT Meacombe
Butler Vol 5: p.155 & Fig.94
Dixon Cist #: 46
Grinsell: List A CHAGFORD 1
DPD page: 148
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 49
Dimensions (m): 1.37 x 1.1 C
Lidar: SX72508691
Notes: Sometimes referred to as a chambered tomb due to the enormous size of the cover slab but it is more likey a cist. Butler Meacombe Cist Vol. 5. (diagram p.155).
Nearby sites: SX72508691

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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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