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Lee Moor (Upper Spanish Lake) Cist

Lee Moor (Upper Spanish Lake) Cist

Photo taken on 23-06-2017

OS Map: SX 58549 64450
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 2495
Megalithic Portal: 45753
PMD: Lee Moor
Alternate name: Upper Spanish Lake 3
Short Name: CT SpanishLake
Butler map: 51.5.3
Dixon Cist #: 89
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 31
DPD page: 54
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 63
Dimensions (m): 5.0 x 0.5 C
Lidar: SX58556445
Notes: Part of a group of cairns very close together, see also NMR record SX56 SE4. "A small round cairn, 5.0m. diameter and 0.5m. high, on a gentle, well drained, clitter strewn, west facing slope at 355m. above OD. It is built of small boulders, now turf covered, and a cist lies within the cairn on the south-east side. The cist comprises the side and end stones, measures internally 0.7m. by 0.6m. wide, and is aligned on a grid bearing of 130o. The cover-stone is missing". Lethbridge p.54 Spanish Lake Cist. Butler Upper Spanish Lake 3 (Cairn 3) - Vol. 3. Map 51.5 (pp.162-4 general plan of Upper Spanish Lake huts and cairns p.163, diagram of cist p.164).
Nearby sites: SX58556445

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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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