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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

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Hentor (Shavercombe C) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 52. TDA Vol.65 1933

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Hentor & Shavercombe Brook Cists
OS Map: SX 59606 65893
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV3503
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: SX 59606 65893
Nearest Bus Stop: Lee Moor Clearview (4.7 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 59606 65893


"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).


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