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Thornworthy Cist

Thornworthy Cist

Photo taken on 26-08-2012

OS Map: SX 66746 84346
OS Source: HER
HER record: 6613
Megalithic Portal: 15453
PMD: Thornworthy
Alternate name: Thornworthy
Short Name: CT Thornworthy
Butler map: 35.22
Butler Vol 5: p.64 & Fig.42
Dixon Cist #: 71
Grinsell: CHAGFORD 3
Turner: E39
DPD page: 137
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 16 21 56
Dimensions (m): 11.5 x 0.6 C
Lidar: SX66758435
Notes: Butler Vol. 2. Map 35.22 (p.169, photo on p.136, diagram Vol. 5. p.64).Originally there was a second slightly smaller cist. This was removed after the excavation and re-erected at Torquay Museum. It is now at the High Moorland Visitor Centre at Princetown. See also: Thornworthy 2 Cist
Nearby sites: SX66758435

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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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