Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Archerton S.W. (Rowtor Brook) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

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Archerton S.W. (Rowtor Brook) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Archerton S.W. (Rowtor Brook) Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Photo taken on 27-06-2015

OS Map: SX 62752 78808
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 NW 8
HER record: 5838
Megalithic Portal: 37604
PMD: Hollowcombe Bottom
Alternate name: Rowtor Brook 3
Short Name: CT:ArchertonSW
Butler map: 27.17.3
Butler Vol 5: p.55 & Fig.33
Grinsell: LYDFORD 42
Turner: D24
DPD page: 112
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 57
Dimensions (m): 7.0 x 1.0 C
Notes: Turner D24. Dixon Chittleford Down, Cherrybrook Cist #75. Bar Rep. 57. Butler Rowtor Brook 3 - Vol. 2. Map 27.17 (diagram Vol. 5. p.55). Grinsell LYDFORD 42. "The cist lies within three concentric circles of stones at 10, 15 and 24 feet diameters, the inner ring being of large stones, the middle ring of smaller stones and the outer ring of even smaller stones. The cist measures internally 0.8m by 0.6m and 0.9m deep. Half of its capstone lies across its north end." For more information see: Prowse TDA 1891 and HER record. Lethbridge Hollowcombe Bottom, diagram and photo p.112.
Nearby sites: SX62757881

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