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Fernworthy Cist

Fernworthy Cist

Photo taken on 25-07-2015

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy Stone Circle
OS Map: SX 65491 84100
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV6719
Megalithic Portal: 35826
PMD: Fernworthy
Alternate name: Fernworthy 2
Short Name: CT Fernworth
Butler map: 35.15.2
Butler Vol 5: p.36 & Fig.13
Dixon Cist #: 97
Grinsell: LYDFORD 23
DPD page: 138
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 7.0 x 0.3 C
Lidar: SX 65491 84100
Nearest Bus Stop: Warren House Inn (3.7 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 65491 84100


The remains of this cist are in the 6m diameter barrow at the N end of the Fernworthy S.E. stone row. The cist in the centre is represented by two stones set at right angles, 0.4m tall internally. Excavated by the Dartmoor Excavation Committee in 1898. A lot of burnt bone was found. DNP Post 6D. Butler Vol. 2. Map 35.15.2 (diagram Vol. 5. p.36 - row 2). Newman Barrow B.


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