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Dartmoor Site: Lakehead Hill 4 (E or Summit) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Lakehead Hill 4 (E or Summit) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Lakehead Hill 4 (E or Summit) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Lakehead Hill
OS Map: SX 64500 77611
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 NW 32
HER record: 5871
Megalithic Portal: 2009
PMD: Lakehead Hill Summit
Alternate name: Lakehead Hill 4
Short Name: CT:Lakehead 4E
Butler map: 27.19.4
Butler Vol 5: p.59 & Fig.37
Grinsell: LYDFORD 54
Turner: D6
DPD page: 116
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 6.7? C
Notes: Turner D6. Dixon #68. Bar Rep 55. Butler Lakehead Hill (Cairn 4) - Vol. 2. Map 27.19.4 (diagrams pp.48-52). Grinsell LYDFORD 54. Further coverage on Lakehead Hill page. A single stone row of at least 11 stones leading westward towards the cairn and cist. "The cairn measures 6.7 metres in diameter and is defined by several edge set stones, which in turn surround a large restored cist formed by five substantial upright slabs supporting a capstone measuring 2.2 metre long by 1.55 metres wide and 0.3 metres thick." Lethbridge diagram p.114 and photo top p.116.
Nearby sites: SX64507761

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