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Blackabrook, West Cist

Blackabrook, West Cist

Photo taken on 04-06-2016

Blackabrook, West Cist

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

Database entries

OS Map: SX 60522 73867
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV6253
Megalithic Portal: 45679
PMD: Blackabrook NW.
Alternate name: Round Hill S.E.2
Short Name: CT Blackabrk W
Butler map: 65.3.2
Dixon Cist #: 32
Grinsell: LYDFORD 81
DPD page: 104
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 31 44
Dimensions (m): 1.0 x 0.7 C
Lidar: SX 60522 73867
Nearest Bus Stop: Two Bridges Hotel (1.2 km) [Route: 98,171,172]
Nearby sites: SX 60522 73867


"The reed-filled cist is approximately 1.0m by 0.7m and about 0.2m deep. Peat has accumulated around the sides of the slabs but a few stones evident on the SW side may be part of a robbed cairn." Lethbridge p.103 diagram Black Brook Cist(B), photo p.104. Butler Round Hill S.E. 1 - Vol. 4. Map 65.3 (diagram of cists alongside the Blackbrook pp.230-1).


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