Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Sheepstor Brook Ford 3 Reported Cist

Sheepstor Brook Ford 3 Reported Cist

OS Map: SX 58207 67348
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 56 NE 201
HER record: 22766
PMD: Sheepstor Brook
Alternate name: Sheepstor Brook Ford 3
Short Name: CT?Sheepstor3
Butler map: 47.14.6
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Maybe
Dimensions (m): 5.0 x 0.4
Notes: A cairn lies on the SW facing slope E of the Scout Hut . It measures 5.0m in diameter and 0.5m high with a hollow in its S side. The form, location and relationship of all the cairns in this area is suggestive of clearance activity in the medieval or later periods. Radcliffe notes: "A possible endslab, noticed by WJR 19/5/2002 ". There is a typo in the grid reference. The NMR gives both SX58206734 & 58206743. Butler gives SX58206742. The HER gives SX58206734, probably taken from NMR. This cairn is also described in NMR 1237842 (a fourth cairn ...).
Nearby sites: SX58216735

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