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Dartmoor Site: Cosdon (stone row) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Cosdon (stone row) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Cosdon (stone row) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Photo taken on 13-06-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Cosdon Hill Triple Stone Row
OS Map: SX 64331 91597
OS Source: Google
HER record: 48906
Megalithic Portal: 813
PMD: Cosdon Stone Row
Alternate name: Cosdon Hill Stone Row
Short Name: CT Cosdon Row
Butler map: 40.6
Butler Vol 5: p.234 & Fig.165
Dixon Cist #: 95
Grinsell: SOUTH TAWTON 5
Turner: E15
DPD page: 152
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 7.0 x 0.3 C
Lidar: SX64339160
Notes: "The cairn associated with the Cosdon Hill triple stone row is 26 feet in diameter and contains the remains of two cists; the retaining circle is very irregular. Of the two cists, one is intact, the other has been robbed of the cover-stone and two side-stones." Lethbridge diagram p.152, cists pictured. Butler Cosdon Hill Stone Row - Vol. 2. Map 40.6 (diagram p.205).
Nearby sites: SX64339160

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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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