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Burford Down (Tristis Rock) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Burford Down (Tristis Rock) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Photo taken on 13-03-2016

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Burford Down stone row and cairns
OS Map: SX 63780 60160
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 66 SW 59
HER record: 4258
Megalithic Portal: 45689
PMD: Tristis Rock
Alternate name: Tristis Rock
Short Name: CT:TristisRock
Butler map: 54.17
Dixon Cist #: 42
Grinsell: HARFORD 6
Turner: E22
DPD page: 70
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 14 40
Dimensions (m): 6.4 x 0.4 C
Lidar: SX63786016
Notes: "Retaining circle of a barrow, internal diameter between 16 and 17 feet and consisting of twelve stones which enclose the remaining south side stone of a cist. The overall length of the side stone is 4 feet 6 inches, the internal length of the cist would not have been more than 3 feet". Butler Tristis Rock - Vol. 4. Map 54.17 (p.60 diagram of Tristis Rock cairn p.59).
Nearby sites: SX63786016

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