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Lower Glasscombe Cist

Lower Glasscombe Cist

Photo taken on 12-01-2016

Lower Glasscombe Cist

Plan by CEBD. Barrow Report 72. TDA Vol.88 1956

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Walk: The Neolithic tombs of Cuckoo Ball & Corringdon Ball
OS Map: SX 66506 60502
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV5652
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: SX 66506 60502
Nearest Bus Stop: South Brent Pool Park (3.7 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 66506 60502


"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).

Copyright for photos and plans from Barrow Reports 71-73 belong to the Dixon estate. Reproduced here with kind permission.


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