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Dartmoor Site: Crow Tor Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Crow Tor Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

Crow Tor Platform Cairn Circle and Cist

OS Map: SX 60531 78683
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 NW 73
HER record: 12954
Megalithic Portal: 45775
PMD: Crow Tor
Alternate name: Crow Tor
Short Name: CT:Crow Tor
Butler map: 29.18
Butler Vol 5: p.196 & Fig.139
Grinsell: LYDFORD 41
Turner: E39
DPD page: 109
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 4.0 x 0.4
Notes: Turner E39. Butler Vol. 2. Map 29.18 (p.63, photo on p.124, diagram Vol. 5. p.196). Grinsell LYDFORD 41 - Crow Tor SW slope. "A kerbed cairn and cist. The cairn consists of a stony, turf-covered mound, and measures 4.5m in diameter and 0.45m in height. There are traces of a retaining kerb of leaning, granite slabs to the northeast and south. The cist is set slightly to the north of the centre of the cairn. It is trapezoidal in shape, and measures 0.65m and 0.95m in length, 0.8m in width, and 0.5m in depth. The cover-stone, which is 0.9m long, 0.5m wide and 0.2m thick, is displaced and lies just to the south east of the cist." Lethbridge diagram p.107, photo bottom p.109.
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