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Langcombe (S) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Langcombe (S) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Photo taken on 17-07-2016

Langcombe (S) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

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

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Langcombe Brook & Deadman's Bottom Cists
OS Map: SX 60866 66155
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV5128
Megalithic Portal: 45729
PMD: Langcombe Brook 6
Alternate name: Langcombe Brook 6
Short Name: CT Langcombe S
Butler map: 50.3.6
Dixon Cist #: 53
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 19
Turner: E23
DPD page: 47
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 50 52
Dimensions (m): 5.5 x 0.3 C
Lidar: SX 60866 66155
Nearest Bus Stop: Lee Moor Clearview (5.6 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 60866 66155


"A cist, lying a little over 590 yds south west of Grim's Grave, within a flat topped cairn. Cist has two sides and the south end stone are in place and the cover stone rests in part over the cist". Lethbridge p.47 Langcombe Cist J - diagram p.43. Butler Langcombe Brook 6 (Cairn 6) - Vol. 3. Map 50.3 (pp.148-54 general plan of Langcombe Brook cairns p.151, diagram of Langcombe cists p.153).


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