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Calveslake Cist

Calveslake Cist

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Langcombe Brook & Deadman's Bottom Cists
OS Map: SX 60874 67552
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 66 NW 12
HER record: 5085
Megalithic Portal: 45660
PMD: Calveslake Tor
Alternate name: Calveslake Tor
Short Name: CT:Calveslak
Butler map: 50.4
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 3
DPD page: 43
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Barrow Report: 12 19
Dimensions (m): 8.0 x 0.8 C
Notes: Dixon #9. Bar Rep. 19. Butler Calveslake Tor - Vol. 3. Map 50.4 (diagram p.154). Grinsell SHAUGH PRIOR 3. "A perfect, well constructed cist at Calveslake. Length, 3ft 7inches; width at north end,1ft 7 1/2 inches; at south end, 1ft 9inches, depth to floor, 2ft 7inches. An irregular shaped cover-stone overhangs the eastern end of the cist. The barrow in which the cist stands has a diameter of 18 feet." Lethbridge Calves Lake cist p.42-43, diagram p.42.
Nearby sites: SX60876755

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