Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Harrowthorn (North of) Cist

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Harrowthorn (North of) Cist

Harrowthorn (North of) Cist

Photo taken on 30-06-2015

OS Map: SX 62446 62645
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 66 SW 26
HER record: 4269
Megalithic Portal: 45746
PMD: Harrowthorn Plantation
Alternate name: Coombe Brook N.E.
Short Name: CT:Harrowthorn
Butler map: 52.11
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 15
DPD page: 66
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 58
Dimensions (m): 4.0 x 0.5 C
Notes: Dixon #83. Bar Rep. 58. Butler Coombe Brook N.E. - Vol. 3. Map 52.11. Grinsell CORNWOOD 15. Located 200m due east up hill of the Coome Brook enclosure. "A cist lies 700 yards north of Harrowthorn Plantation and a few feet west of the track from Watercombe Moorgate to Ranny Brook. Only the two side stones and the eastern end stone remain. The structure is unusual in that the southern side
stone is an earth fast boulder, an approximately vertical face of which forms a side of the cist." Lethbridge p.66. diagram p.65 Ranny Brook Cist 3.
Nearby sites: SX62456265

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