Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Higher White Tor (site of) Reported Cist

Higher White Tor (site of) Reported Cist

OS Map: SX 62200 78600
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 67 NW 80
HER record: 5969
PMD: Whiten Tor - Stennen Hill
Alternate name: Higher White Tor (site of)
Short Name: CT?Higher Wh2
Exist: Maybe
Record: Unique
Record Source: NMR
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Maybe
Notes: The cist on east side of Great Whiten Tor, Postbridge" (Higher White Tor at SX 619785) was examined and revealed faint indications of bone ash contained in a pit 1foot 10inches diameter and 1foot 4inches deep. The pit was covered by a flat stone nearly 2 feet square. The coverstone of the cist had been removed to one side. Cannot be located today.
Nearby sites: SX62207860

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