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Ranny Brook (North of) Cist

Ranny Brook (North of) Cist

Photo taken on 30-06-2015

Ranny Brook (North of) Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 58. TDA Vol.71 1939

Database entries

OS Map: SX 62154 63547
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV4272
Megalithic Portal: 45747
PMD: Ranny Brook settlement
Alternate name: Ranny Brook N.3
Short Name: CT Ranny Brk N
Butler map: 52.9.3
Dixon Cist #: 84
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 11
DPD page: 65
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 58
Dimensions (m): 0.68 x 0.22 C
Lidar: SX 62154 63547
Nearest Bus Stop: Cornwood Crossways (4.3 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 62154 63547


"The northern end-stone and the western side-stone survive, whilst smaller stones may represent the other sides. This agrees with Worth's survey, but in his report he has transposed north and south." Lethbridge diagram p.65 Cist 1. Butler Ranny Brook N. 3 (Cist 3) - Vol. 3. Map 52.9. (pp.184-7 general plan of Ranny Brook settlements and cairns p.184, diagram of cists p.186).


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