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Dartmoor Site: Assycombe Hill Encircled Cairn and Cist

Assycombe Hill Encircled Cairn and Cist

Assycombe Hill Encircled Cairn and Cist

Photo taken on 25-07-2015

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Assycombe Double Stone Row
OS Map: SX 66102 82650
OS Source: Google
HER record: 6538
Megalithic Portal: 45814
PMD: Assycombe Stone Row
Alternate name: Assycombe Hill Stone Row
Short Name: CT Assycombe
Butler map: 35.19
Butler Vol 5: p.232 & Fig.164
Dixon Cist #: 157
Grinsell: LYDFORD 26
Turner: F16
DPD page: 135
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 8.0 x 0.4 C
Lidar: SX66108265
Notes: The cairn at the E end is in line with the N of the two rows. It measures 8.4m in diameter and is 0.6m high. It contains a large quantity of stone; two stones in the centre, set at right angles to each other around a hollow, suggest the remains of a cist.
Nearby sites: SX66108265

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These are selected references with an emphasis on out of copyright sources linked as PDFs. For more detailed references try any linked HER record. For some records there are very good resources on the Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor (PMD) website by Bill Radcliffe. Barrow reports are linked above as are references to Butler, Grinsell and Turner.

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