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Dartmoor Site: Knackersmill Gulf N. Cist

Knackersmill Gulf N. Cist

Knackersmill Gulf N. Cist

Photo taken on 16-07-2021

OS Map: SX 63390 65587
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 13185
Megalithic Portal: 45759
PMD: Stinger's Hill
Alternate name: Knackersmill Gulf N.
Short Name: CT Stingers
Butler Vol 5: p.180 & Fig.122
Dixon Cist #: 104
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 8
DPD page: 73
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 4 x 0.6
Lidar: SX63396559
Notes: The NMR gives SX63376494 as the grid reference - this error is replicated in HER entry 28468. The author could not find a cist there. As PMD points out that is the location of Grinsell's CORNWOOD 9 cairn and not CORNWOOD 8. "A cist 1.20m. by 0.60m. with a close set retaining kerb circle 4.0m. in diameter is situated on Stinger's Hill opposite Erme Pound". Lethbridge Stingers Hill cist p.73. diagram p.71. Butler Map 55.7. (diagram Vol. 5. p.180). The author visited this site on 16/7/21 and the grid reference is confirmed as listed on this record.
Nearby sites: SX63396559

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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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