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Beardown Farm Cist

OS Map: SX 60400 75400
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 67 NW 86
HER record: 5974
Megalithic Portal: 45789
PMD: Beardown Farm
Alternate name: Beardown Farm
Short Name: CT:Beardown Fm
Grinsell: LYDFORD 46
Exist: No
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Lidar: SX60407540
Notes: The site is believed to have been destroyed many years ago Bray 1879 (included in listing as 130 in Grinsell list). Area is covered in Butler Vol 2 Map 29. "The remains of a cist surrounded by a rough pavement was examined by Mr Bray in September 1832 'two or three minutes walk north east of Beardown House' (at SX 604 754). Three stones of a four foot long cist stood six inches above ground level. A small piece of coarse pottery was found inside."
Nearby sites: SX60407540

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