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Crockern Tor Cist

Crockern Tor Cist

Photo taken on 20-07-2020

OS Map: SX 61414 76055
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 57569
Megalithic Portal: 45816
PMD: Crockern Tor
Alternate name: Crockern Tor N.W.
Short Name: CT CrockernTor
Butler Vol 5: p.32 & Fig.11
Dixon Cist #: 160
DPD page: 110
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): c.6 x 4.2, 1.2 x ? C
Lidar: SX61417606
Notes: "Remains of a small cairn with cist on a moderate W slope in open grassland at SX 61407604 overlooking the West Dart in Crockern Newtake. It has been robbed heavily, leaving only one cist slab and fragments of the cairn material. The slab is restangular in side view and in section, firmly embedded on edge, measuring 1.2m long 0.48m high and 0.15m thick. It is aligned NW to SE." Butler Vol 5 p. 32. Lethbridge diagram and photo p.110.
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