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Dartmoor Site: Ditsworthy Circle Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Ditsworthy Circle Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

Ditsworthy Circle Ring Setting Cairn and Cist

OS Map: SX 58342 65727
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 56 NE 170
HER record: 42211
Megalithic Portal: 45797
PMD: Ditsworthy Circle
Alternate name: Ditsworthy Circle
Short Name: CT:Ditsworthy
Butler map: 49.6
Grinsell: List B SHEEPSOR 36
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): c.8.0 x 0.3 C?
Notes: nb. Not listed by Turner - assigned as "Ring Setting" type cairn due to description in NMR. Butler Vol. 3. Map 49.6. Remains of a ring cairn with three hollows visible within the circle of stones. Two of these probably represent the sites of the two cists recorded by Breton who referred to this cairn as the 'Ditsworthy Circle'. Nothing can be seen of the cists today.
Nearby sites: SX58346573

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