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Dartmoor Site: Lower Glasscombe Cist

Lower Glasscombe Cist

Lower Glasscombe Cist

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Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Walk: The Neolithic tombs of Cuckoo Ball & Corringdon Ball
OS Map: SX 66506 60502
OS Source: Google
HER record: 5652
Megalithic Portal: 45761
PMD: Lower Glasscombe
Alternate name: Glaze Meet
Short Name: CT Lower Glass
Butler map: 56.3
Dixon Cist #: 106
Grinsell: UGBOROUGH 11
DPD page: 81
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 72
Dimensions (m): c.4.0 x 0.1 C
Lidar: SX66516050
Notes: "There is a very slight trace of a mound and scattered rocks indicate the remains of a cairn ... Only one sidestone and one endstone now remain with the coverstone lying 11 feet away to the south-east. Overall dimensions of the coverstone are 49 inches by 24 inches". Lethbridge Scad Brook cist p.81 Butler Glaze Meet - Vol. 4. Map 56.3 (diagram p.85).
Nearby sites: SX66516050

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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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