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Hentor (Shavercombe) Cist

Hentor (Shavercombe) Cist

Photo taken on 13-08-2017

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Hentor & Shavercombe Brook Cists
OS Map: SX 59825 65892
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV3491
Megalithic Portal: 45781
PMD: Shavercombe Brook
Alternate name: Hen Tor N.7
Short Name: CT Hen Tor N7
Butler map: 49.22.7
Dixon Cist #: 122
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 20
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 5.5 x 1.0 C
Lidar: SX 59825 65892
Nearest Bus Stop: Lee Moor Clearview (4.8 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 59825 65892


"The oval cairn is 7.5m by 6.5m and 0.9m high with some kerbing. An amorphous hollow occupies the centre of the mound and a single sidestone of the cist remains in situ". Butler Hen Tor 7 (Cairn 7)- Vol. 3. Map 49.22 (general plan of Hen Tor with diagram of cists pp.146-7).


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