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Dartmoor Site: Cator Common Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Cator Common Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

OS Map: SX 67112 77513
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 NE 16
HER record: 5987
Megalithic Portal: 45793
PMD: Pizwell Bridge
Alternate name: Pizwell Bridge
Short Name: CT:CatorCommon
Butler map: 18.5
Butler Vol 5: p.171 & Fig.110
Dixon Cist #: 136
Grinsell: WIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR 2
Turner: E10
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): c.5.0 x 0.5
Notes: "Pizwell Bridge cairn of circa 5m diameter by 0.5m high is to be found about 10m below the road in an unusual position near the base of the hill. Three retaining slabs form an arc around one side with another just under the turf. The top of a slab near the centre with a pit alongside might be one side of a cist. ". Butler Pizwell Bridge Vol. 1. Map 18.5 (diagram Vol 5. p.171). Possible central cist.
Nearby sites: SX67117751

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