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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

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Assycombe Double Stone Row
OS Map: SX 66102 82650
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV6538
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: SX 66102 82650
Nearby sites: SX 66102 82650


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.


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