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Blakey Tor (E) Cist

Blakey Tor (E) Cist

Photo taken on 13-09-2014

Blakey Tor (E) Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 31. TDA Vol.44 1912

Database entries

OS Map: SX 61312 73558
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV6245
Megalithic Portal: 28869
PMD: Blakey Tor E.
Alternate name: Blakey Tor E.
Short Name: CT BlakeyTor E
Butler map: 65.4
Dixon Cist #: 30
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
Lidar: SX 61312 73558
Nearest Bus Stop: Two Bridges Hotel (1.5 km) [Route: 98,171,172]
Nearby sites: SX 61312 73558


"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. Butler Vol. 4. Map 65.4 (diagram p.232).


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