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Dartmoor Site: Rippon Tor 3 Reported Cist

Rippon Tor 3 Reported Cist

Rippon Tor 3 Reported Cist

OS Map: SX 74698 75537
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 77 NW 48
HER record: 7434
PMD: Rippon Tor Summit
Alternate name: Rippon Tor 3
Short Name: CN:Rippon To3
Butler map: 5.5.3
Grinsell: ILSINGTON 2
Turner: A62
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 6.8 x 0.4
Notes: NMR Cairn 'B' at SX 7474 7547 has been considerably mutilated in the eastern quadrant where it is barely 0.5m. high; otherwise it is up to 3.0m. high. Butler states "Composed of small stones except for a large slab lying at the edge, this is probably the site of the cist referred to by Crossing as almost covered by turf, though he makes no mention of the cairn.
Nearby sites: SX74707554

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