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Dartmoor Site: Mardon Down (NE of Headless Cross) Reported Cist

Mardon Down (NE of Headless Cross) Reported Cist

Mardon Down (NE of Headless Cross) Reported Cist

OS Map: SX 77470 87904
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 78 NE 35
HER record: 20076
PMD: Mardon Down
Alternate name: Mardon Down (NE of Headless Cross)
Short Name: CT:Mardon NE1
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: HER
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 8.0 x 7.0
Notes: The possible remains of a kerbed cairn with a cist. It comprises a disturbed mound of sub-rectangular form 8.0 by 7.0 by 0.6 metres high. There are three stone slabs set in a mound around a hollow 0.4 metres deep. To the northern edge 3 or 4 stones set on edge give the impression of a kerb. The HER gives the location as SX 77462 87956 - but imagery on Google Earth tends to suggest this is inaccurate.
Nearby sites: SX77478790

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