Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Roundhill SW (S) Cist

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Roundhill SW (S) Cist

Roundhill SW (S) Cist

Photo taken on 04-06-2016

OS Map: SX 60910 74140
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 67 SW 15
HER record: 6249
Megalithic Portal: 52683
PMD: Roundhill SW 1
Alternate name: Round Hill S.3
Short Name: CT:RoundhillS3
Butler map: 65.1.6
Grinsell: LYDFORD 75
DPD page: 106
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 31 44
Dimensions (m): 4.8 x 0.4 C
Notes: Southern of a pair of cists. Dixon #34. Bar Rep. 31. Butler Round Hill S. 2. (Cairn 5) - Vol. 4. Map 65.1 (p.227-9 general plan of diagram of Round Hill cairns p.228). Grinsell LYDFORD 76. "Small turf-covered cairn with an open cist in the centre. Diameter of cairn 4.0m. Height 0.5m. The cist is practically buried under the turf now. Internal dimensions 0.85m x 0.5m. The capstone is 1.1m x 0.8m rests on the north side of the cairn. Condition of cairn and cist - fairly good. Orientation of the long axis of the cist is WNW-ESE." Lethbridge diagram p.103, photo top p.106.
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