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Dartmoor Site: Fox Tor Newtake, South Cist

Fox Tor Newtake, South Cist

OS Map: SX 62864 70964
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 SW 32
HER record: 6279
Megalithic Portal: 45678
PMD: Ter Hill S.
Alternate name: Ter Hill N.W.2
Short Name: CT:FoxTorNew S
Butler map: 64.3.2
Grinsell: LYDFORD 98
DPD page: 94
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Barrow Report: 24
Dimensions (m): c.5.0 x 0.3 C
Notes: Dixon #20. Bar Rep. 24. Butler Ter Hill N.W. 2 - Vol. 4. Map 64.3 (diagram p.219). Grinsell LYDFORD 98. "The turf-covered cairn is, at maximum, 3.9m in diameter and 0.3m in height. The cist, oriented NW/SE, is approximately 1.3m by 0.55m, and 0.75m deep, and now almost hidden by the SW side stone which has fallen inwards. The NE end stone is not evident but an 0.7m high upright granite post retains part of the mound on this NE side. There is no trace of the coverstone". Lethbridge diagram p.93 (Cist B), top photos p.94.
Nearby sites: SX62867096

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