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Dartmoor Site: Sittaford Tor Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Sittaford Tor Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

OS Map: SX 63461 82650
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 68 SW 110
HER record: 21894
Megalithic Portal: 45792
PMD: Sittaford Tor
Alternate name: Sittaford Tor S.
Short Name: CT:Sittaford
Butler map: 34.3
Butler Vol 5: p.183 & Fig.126
Turner: D25
DPD page: 125
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 6.0 x 0.3
Notes: Turner D25. Butler Sittaford Tor S (Cairn 3) Vol. 2. Map 34.3 (p.112, also Butler Vol. 5. diagram p.183). "This mutilated kerbed cairn is situated on a peat-covered moorland slope below Sittaford Tor at 488m OD. It measures about 5m in diameter and comprises a probably (hidden) central cist set within twin concentric kerbs of granite slabs." Lethbridge photo bottom p.125.
Nearby sites: SX63468265

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