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Dartmoor Site: Lee Moor (Upper Spanish Lake) Cist

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Lee Moor (Upper Spanish Lake) Cist

Lee Moor (Upper Spanish Lake) Cist

Photo taken on 23-06-2017

OS Map: SX 58549 64450
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 56 SE 5
HER record: 2495
Megalithic Portal: 45753
PMD: Lee Moor
Alternate name: Upper Spanish Lake 3
Short Name: CT:SpanishLake
Butler map: 51.5.3
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 31
DPD page: 54
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 63
Dimensions (m): 5.0 x 0.5 C
Notes: Dixon #89. Bar Rep. 63. Butler Upper Spanish Lake 3 (Cairn 3) - Vol. 3. Map 51.5 (pp.162-4 general plan of Upper Spanish Lake huts and cairns p.163, diagram of cist p.164). Grinsell SHAUGH PRIOR 31. The cist is part of a group of cairns very close together, see also NMR record SX56 SE4. "A small round cairn, 5.0m. diameter and 0.5m. high, on a gentle, well drained, clitter strewn, west facing slope at 355m. above OD. It is built of small boulders, now turf covered, and a cist lies within the cairn on the south-east side. The cist comprises the side and end stones, measures internally 0.7m. by 0.6m. wide, and is aligned on a grid bearing of 130o. The cover-stone is missing". Lethbridge p.54 Spanish Lake Cist
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