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Dartmoor Site: Stennen Hill No. 3 Cist

Stennen Hill No. 3 Cist

OS Map: SX 62610 77830
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 67 NW 16
HER record: 5847
Megalithic Portal: 45737
PMD: Powder Mills E.
Alternate name: Stennen Hill 2
Short Name: CT:Stennen 2
Butler map: 29.11.2
Butler Vol 5: p.200 & Fig.143
Dixon Cist #: 77
Grinsell: LYDFORD 49
DPD page: 111
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 57
Dimensions (m): 5.0 x 0.3 C
Notes: "cist is oriented nw. - se. And is open with the south west side stone and the end stone buried beneath the turf. Internal dimensions 1.3m by 0.85m depth 0.5m. The mound, which is slight with a height of 0.3m is much disturbed. Judging by the remains of the retaining circle of which six stones can be seen the diameter of the mound was 4.5m. Condition of the cist is fair, of mound poor." Only one large stone remains in the mound of a cairn. Lethbridge photo top p.111. Butler Stennen Hill 2 - Vol. 2. Map 29.11 (diagram Vol. 5. p.200).
Nearby sites: SX62617783

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