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Fox Tor Newtake, North Cist

Fox Tor Newtake, North Cist

Photo taken on 18-05-2018

Fox Tor Newtake, North Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 24. TDA Vol.37 1905

Database entries

OS Map: SX 62861 71177
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV6303
Megalithic Portal: 45677
PMD: Ter Hill N.
Alternate name: Ter Hill N.W.1
Short Name: CT FoxTorNew N
Butler map: 64.3.1
Dixon Cist #: 19
Grinsell: LYDFORD 97
DPD page: 93
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 24 56
Dimensions (m): c.4.0 x 0.3 C
Lidar: SX 62861 71177
Nearest Bus Stop: Two Bridges Hotel (4.3 km) [Route: 98,171,172]
Nearby sites: SX 62861 71177


"The cist is 0.6m deep and 1.2m long, the NW end is 0.4m wide and SE end 0.6m wide; the NW end-slab, said by Burnard (1905)to be wedged in the bottom cannot be seen. The coverstone, resting on the NE side, is 1.6m by 1.3m at its extremeties". Lethbridge diagram (Cist A) and photo p.93. Butler Ter Hill N.W. 1 - Vol. 4. Map 64.3 (diagram p. 219).


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