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Deadmans Bottom E Cist

Deadmans Bottom E Cist

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Deadmans Bottom E Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 53. TDA Vol.66 1934

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Langcombe Brook & Deadman's Bottom Cists
OS Map: SX 60984 66714
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV5122
Megalithic Portal: 45732
PMD: Deadman's Bottom S 9
Alternate name: Langcombe Brook 9
Short Name: CT Deadmans E
Butler map: 50.3.9
Dixon Cist #: 56
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 11
DPD page: 45
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 53
Dimensions (m): 5.0 x 0.3 C
Lidar: SX 60984 66714
Nearest Bus Stop: Lee Moor Clearview (6.1 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 60984 66714


"Cist (Listed as 'E' by Worth) found at Deadman's Bottom, Langcombe, by Mr. Button. Probable original dimensions, length 2ft 2 ins, width 1ft. 5ins. The stones barely show above the surface and the cover-stone is missing." ... "A well defined cairn 6.0m in diameter and 0.4m high with a cist in the top. This stone-lined cist measures 0.7m by 0.5m internally and 0.3 deep. Two of the side stones have fallen inwards." Lethbridge p.45 Langcombe Cist F - diagram p.43 Butler Langcombe Brook Cairn 9 - 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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