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Dartmoor Site: Joan Ford's Newtake Embanked Cairn Circle and Cist

Joan Ford's Newtake Embanked Cairn Circle and Cist

OS Map: SX 63143 72168
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 SW 27
HER record: 6260
Megalithic Portal: 3295
PMD: Joan Ford's Newtake
Alternate name: Joan Ford's Newtake 1
Short Name: CT:Joan Fords
Butler map: 63.3.1
Grinsell: LYDFORD 92
Turner: B7
DPD page: 99
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Barrow Report: 30
Dimensions (m): 8.0 x 0.4
Notes: Turner B7. Dixon #28. Bar Rep. 30. Butler Joan Ford's Newtake 1 - Vol. 4. Map 63.3 (diagram p.214). Grinsell LYDFORD 92. "A low kerb within the disturbed fringes of the mound is 8.7m in diameter with more or less continuous upright slabs and boulders 0.3m to 0.6m high. A dry stone newtake wall crosses the N side and overlies part of the kerb. A well-preserved cist, oriented NW-SE, is internally 1.0m long, 0.5m to 0.65m wide and up to 0.7m deep. The coverstone leans against the SE side of the cist and measures 1.35m by 1.0m by 0.2." Lethbridge diagram p.99, photo bottom p.99.
Nearby sites: SX63147217

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