Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
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Dartmoor Site: Burford Down (Tristis Rock) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Burford Down (Tristis Rock) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Burford Down (Tristis Rock) Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Burford Down stone row and cairns
OS Map: SX 63780 60160
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 66 SW 59
HER record: 4258
Megalithic Portal: 45689
PMD: Tristis Rock
Alternate name: Tristis Rock
Short Name: CT:TristisRock
Butler map: 54.17
Grinsell: HARFORD 6
Turner: E22
DPD page: 70
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Barrow Report: 14 40
Dimensions (m): 6.4 x 0.4 C
Notes: Turner E22. Dixon #42. Bar Rep. 40. Butler Tristis Rock - Vol. 4. Map 54.17 (p.60 diagram of Tristis Rock cairn p.59). Grinsell HARFORD 6. "retaining circle of a barrow, internal diameter between 16 and 17 feet and consisting of twelve stones which enclose the remaining south side stone of a cist. The overall length of the side stone is 4 feet 6 inches, the internal length of the cist would not have been more than 3 feet".
Nearby sites: SX63786016

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