Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Hentor (Shavercombe) Cist

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Hentor (Shavercombe) Cist

Hentor (Shavercombe) Cist

Photo taken on 13-08-2017

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Hentor & Shavercombe Brook Cists
OS Map: SX 59825 65892
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 56 NE 103
HER record: 3491
Megalithic Portal: 45781
PMD: Shavercombe Brook
Alternate name: Hen Tor N.7
Short Name: CT:Hen Tor N7
Butler map: 49.22.7
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
Notes: Butler Hen Tor 7 (Cairn 7)- Vol. 3. Map 49.22 (general plan of Hen Tor with diagram of cists pp.146-7). Grinsell SHAUGH PRIOR 20 (N of Shavercombe Brook). "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".
Nearby sites: SX59836589

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