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Dartmoor Site: Hentor (Shavercombe C) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Hentor (Shavercombe C) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Hentor (Shavercombe C) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Photo taken on 13-08-2017

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Hentor & Shavercombe Brook Cists
OS Map: SX 59606 65893
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 3503
Megalithic Portal: 45728
PMD: Hen Tor Warren 6
Alternate name: Hen Tor N.6
Short Name: CT Hen Tor N6
Butler map: 49.22.6
Dixon Cist #: 52
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 27
Turner: D14
DPD page: 49
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 52 56
Dimensions (m): 4.0 x 0.2 C
Lidar: SX59616589
Notes: "The cairn is 5.2m in diameter and 0.7m high with the remains of a retaining circle. The cist is 1.1m by 0.6m and 0.6m deep with a stone floor; it is aligned north west/south east". Lethbridge p.49 Shavercombe Cist A - diagram 49. Butler Hen Tor 6 (Cairn 6) - Vol. 3. Map 49.22 (general plan of Hen Tor with diagram of cists pp.146-7).
Nearby sites: SX59616589

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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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