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Dartmoor Site: Lakehead Hill 4 (E or Summit) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Lakehead Hill 4 (E or Summit) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Lakehead Hill 4 (E or Summit) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Photo taken on 15-05-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Lakehead Hill
OS Map: SX 64499 77611
OS Source: Google
HER record: 5870
Megalithic Portal: 2009
PMD: Lakehead Hill Summit
Alternate name: Lakehead Hill 4
Short Name: CT Lakehead 4
Butler map: 27.19.4
Butler Vol 5: p.59 & Fig.37
Dixon Cist #: 68
Grinsell: LYDFORD 54
Turner: D6
DPD page: 116
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 6.7? C
Lidar: SX64507761
Notes: A single stone row of at least 11 stones leading westward towards the cairn and cist. "The cairn measures 6.7 metres in diameter and is defined by several edge set stones, which in turn surround a large restored cist formed by five substantial upright slabs supporting a capstone measuring 2.2 metre long by 1.55 metres wide and 0.3 metres thick." Further coverage on Lakehead Hill page. Lethbridge diagram p.114 and photo top p.116. Butler Lakehead Hill (Cairn 4) - Vol. 2. Map 27.19.4 (diagrams pp.48-52).
Nearby sites: SX64507761

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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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