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Dartmoor Site: Blakey Tor (E) Cist

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Blakey Tor (E) Cist

Blakey Tor (E) Cist

Photo taken on 13-09-2014

OS Map: SX 61312 73558
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 SW 10
HER record: 6245
Megalithic Portal: 28869
PMD: Blakey Tor E.
Alternate name: Blakey Tor E.
Short Name: CT:BlakeyTor E
Butler map: 65.4
Grinsell: LYDFORD 85
DPD page: 102
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 31 47
Dimensions (m): 4.0 x 0.2 C
Notes: Dixon #30. Bar Rep. 30. Butler Vol. 4. Map 65.4 (diagram p.232). Blakey Tor (Tor South of Blackabrook). Grinsell LYDFORD 85. "A reed-filled cist is set well into the cairn on a NNW-SSE axis. The intact chamber measures internally 0.95m long, a maximum 0.65m wide and 0.45m deep; the longest side slab is 1.4m by 0.3m by 0.45m and largest end slab 0.55m by 0.2m by 0.4m. The coverstone against the NW side of the cist is roughly oval in shape and measures 1.7m by 1.3m and a maximum 0.25m thick." Lethbridge diagram p.102 Cist(B), photo p.102.
Nearby sites: SX61317356

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