Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Barne Christow Reported Cist

Barne Christow Reported Cist

OS Map: SX 83100 85100
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 88 NW 18
HER record: 9501
PMD: Barne, Christow
Alternate name: Barne Christow
Short Name: CT:Barne 1
Exist: No
Record: Unique
Record Source: Radcliffe
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Notes: On Thomas Hamlyn's Estate at Barn, near Christow, a barrow containing a cist was destroyed during agricultered operations, etc., The cist contained a quantity of ashes, some burnt earth and 4 or 5 celts. 3 of these celts were built into a dry wall with the stones; the remaining two were kept, one by Hamlyn, one by Carrington.
Nearby sites: SX83108510

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