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Dartmoor Site: Merrivale Cist

Merrivale Cist

Merrivale Cist

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Walk: Merrivale Complex
OS Map: SX 55488 74769
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 57 SE 10
HER record: 3738
Megalithic Portal: 10465
PMD: Merrivale
Alternate name: Merrivale 7
Short Name: CT:Merrivale
Butler map: 44.8.7
Grinsell: WALKHAMPTON 5
DPD page: 18
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Notes: Dixon #98. Butler Vol. 3. Map 44.8.7 (diagram of location in ceremonial complex p.24, diagram of cist p.31). Grinsell WALKHAMPTON 5. "A very fine Bronze Age cist which measures internally 2.2 metres long by 0.9 metres wide and up to 0.8 metres deep. The triangular-shaped slab which forms the massive cover stone is up to 2.1metres wide and averages 0.4 metres thick; a central part has been removed by stone cutters revealing the water-filled cist and a broken fragment of the coverslab." See also, Legendary Dartmoor: The Merrivale Kist. Lethbridge pp.16-18, diagram p.16.
Nearby sites: SX55497477

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