Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Hentor Farm Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Hentor Farm Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

OS Map: SX 59095 65774
OS Source: PMD
NMR record: SX 56 NE 190
HER record: 12744
Megalithic Portal: 45774
PMD: Hen Tor Meadow
Alternate name: Hentor Farm
Short Name: CT:Hentor Farm
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 48
Turner: E45
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 3 x 0.15
Notes: Turner E45 - has "central cist". Not listed by Butler (relevant map Vol. 3. Map 49.22). NMR record suggests no field evidence can be found for this site. Grinsell SHAUGH PRIOR 48. "A slight cairn with retaining circle, enclosing a cist aligned SSE-NNW, near the junction of Shavercombe Lake and River Plym." The author of this website was unable to locate this cist in the vicinity of SX 59095 65774 on 13/08/17. Either the grid reference is inaccurate or the site is difficult to find, possibly obscured by vegetation. The accounts from Turner and in the HER seem to indicate that the site does actually exist.
Nearby sites: SX59106577

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