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Dartmoor Site: Roundhill, East of Summit Cist

Roundhill, East of Summit Cist

Roundhill, East of Summit Cist

OS Map: SX 61164 74413
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 67 SW 12
HER record: 6257
Megalithic Portal: 45681
PMD: Round Hill E.
Alternate name: Round Hill Summit 2
Short Name: CT:Roundhill E
Butler map: 65.1.2
Grinsell: LYDFORD 79
DPD page: 105
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Barrow Report: 31 44
Notes: Dixon #35. Bar Rep. 31. Butler Round Hill Summit 2 (Cist 2) - Vol. 4. Map 65.1 (p.227-9, diagram of Round Hill cairns p.228). Grinsell LYDFORD 79. "A well preserved cist, situated on a slight east-facing slope just off the crest of a rounded hilltop. It stands in isolation on a generally stone-free area of rough moorland pasture. The side slabs are each 1.2m long and up to 0.3m thick and the end slabs are 0.55m long, 0.15m wide and 0.4m long, 0.1m wide respectively. The coverstone is up to 1.6m long, 0.9m wide and 0.2m thick. There are no surface indications of either a cairn or mound around the cist." Lethbridge p.103 diagram Cist(B), photo bottom p.105.
Nearby sites: SX61167441

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