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Dartmoor Site: Deadmans Bottom D Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Deadmans Bottom D Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Deadmans Bottom D Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 53. TDA Vol.66 1934

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Langcombe Brook & Deadman's Bottom Cists
OS Map: SX 6096 6673
OS Source: HER
HER: MDV5086
Megalithic Portal: 45731
PMD: Deadman's Bottom S 10
Alternate name: Langcombe Brook 10
Short Name: CT:Deadmans D
Butler map: 50.3.10
Dixon Cist #: 55
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 10
Turner: E44
DPD page: 45
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 53
Dimensions (m): 0.8 x 0.7 C
Lidar: SX 6096 6673
Nearest Bus Stop: Lee Moor Clearview (6.1 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 6096 6673


"The cairn is 5m in diameter by 0.3m high with a retaining kerb on its northern side. The cist is 0.8m long b 0.7m wide." "Cist (listed as 'D' by Worth) found at Deadman's Bottom Langcombe, by Mr Button. Internal dimensions, length 3 feet 8 inches, width 2 feet. The stones are barely visible above grass level. The cover stone is missing." Lethbridge p.45 Langcombe Cist E - diagram p.43. Butler Langcombe Brook Cairn 10 - Vol. 3. Map 50.3 (pp.148-54 general plan of Langcombe Brook cairns p.151, diagram of Langcombe cists p.153).


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