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Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy Cist

Fernworthy Cist

Fernworthy Cist

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy Stone Circle
OS Map: SX 65498 84099
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 68 SE 93
HER record: 6719
Megalithic Portal: 35826
PMD: Fernworthy
Alternate name: Fernworthy 2
Short Name: CT:Fernworth
Butler map: 35.15.2
Butler Vol 5: p.36 & Fig.13
Grinsell: LYDFORD 23
DPD page: 138
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 7.0 x 0.3 C
Notes: Dixon #97. Butler Vol. 2. Map 35.15.2 (diagram Vol. 5. p.36 - row 2). Grinsell LYDFORD 23. Newman Barrow B. The remains of this cist are in the 6m diameter barrow at the N end of the Fernworthy S.E. stone row. The cist in the centre is represented by two stones set at right angles, 0.4m tall internally. Excavated by the Dartmoor Excavation Committee in 1898. A lot of burnt bone was found. DNP Post 6D.
Nearby sites: SX65508410

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