Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Meacombe Cist

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Meacombe Cist

Meacombe Cist

Photo taken on 01-09-2017

OS Map: SX 72500 86909
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 78 NW 11
HER record: 8231
Megalithic Portal: 10518
PMD: Meacombe Chambered Cairn
Alternate name: Meacombe
Short Name: CT:Meacombe
Butler Vol 5: p.155 & Fig.94
Grinsell: List A CHAGFORD 1
DPD page: 148
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 1.37 x 1.1 C
Notes: Dixon #46. Bar Rep. 49. Butler Meacombe Cist Vol. 5. (diagram p.155). Grinsell CHAGFORD 1. This is sometimes referred to as a chambered tomb due to the enormous size of the cover slab but it is more likey a cist.
Nearby sites: SX72508691

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