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Great Gnat's Head Cist

Great Gnat's Head Cist

Photo taken on 04-06-2016

OS Map: SX 61174 68034
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 66 NW 3
HER record: 5091
Megalithic Portal: 45675
PMD: Great Gnat's Head
Alternate name: Great Gnats' Head 1
Short Name: CT:GreatGnats1
Butler map: 50.5.1
Dixon Cist #: 13
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 1
DPD page: 42
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 20
Dimensions (m): 1.0 x 0.7 C
Lidar: SX61176803
Notes: "Cist measures a maximum 1.0m long by 0.70m internally and 0.7m deep. Two side slabs and a fallen end slab are extant. There is no trace of a cover stone.". Lethbridge (near Abbot's Way cist) photo and diagram p.42 Butler Great Gnat's Head 1 - Vol. 3. Map 50.5 (diagram p.155).
Nearby sites: SX61176803

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