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Thornworthy Cist

Thornworthy Cist

Photo taken on 26-08-2012

Thornworthy Cist

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 56. TDA Vol.69 1937

Database entries

OS Map: SX 66746 84346
OS Source: HER
HER: MDV6613
Megalithic Portal: 15453
PMD: Thornworthy
Alternate name: Thornworthy
Short Name: CT Thornworthy
Butler map: 35.22
Butler Vol 5: p.64 & Fig.42
Dixon Cist #: 71
Grinsell: CHAGFORD 3
Turner: E39
DPD page: 137
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 16 21 56
Dimensions (m): 11.5 x 0.6 C
Lidar: SX 66746 84346
Nearest Bus Stop: Warren House Inn (3.5 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 66746 84346


Butler Vol. 2. Map 35.22 (p.169, photo on p.136, diagram Vol. 5. p.64).Originally there was a second slightly smaller cist. This was removed after the excavation and re-erected at Torquay Museum. It is now at the High Moorland Visitor Centre at Princetown. See also: Thornworthy 2 Cist


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