Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Blakey Tor (W) Cist

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Blakey Tor (W) Cist

Blakey Tor (W) Cist

Photo taken on 13-09-2014

OS Map: SX 61240 73551
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 67 SW 11
HER record: 6244
Megalithic Portal: 45772
PMD: Blakey Tor W.
Alternate name: Blakey Tor W.
Short Name: CT:BlakeyTor W
Butler map: 65.4
Grinsell: LYDFORD 84
DPD page: 103
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 4.0 x 0.3 C
Notes: Butler Blakey Tor W. - Vol. 4. Map 65.4 (diagram p.232). Grinsell LYDFORD 84. "The incomplete cist is oriented NW-SE. It measures about 0.85m long, 0.4m to 0.55m wide and 0.25m deep internally. The upright W side slab is 0.9m by 0.2m by 0.25m and the surviving end slab is 0.4m by 0.2m by 0.25m. The E side is formed by a flat-sided boulder which is c. 1.1m long, at least 0.6m thick and 0.25m high. The SE side is open. The coverstone is 1.7m by 0.7m by 0.4m and leans against the W side of the cist." Lethbridge diagram p.102 Cist(A), photo top p.103.
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