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Crockern Tor Cist

Crockern Tor Cist

Photo taken on 20-07-2020

Database entries

OS Map: SX 61414 76055
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV57569
Megalithic Portal: 45816
PMD: Crockern Tor
Alternate name: Crockern Tor N.W.
Short Name: CT CrockernTor
Butler Vol 5: p.32 & Fig.11
Dixon Cist #: 160
DPD page: 110
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): c.6 x 4.2 and 1.2 x
Lidar: SX 61414 76055
Nearest Bus Stop: Two Bridges Hotel (1.1 km) [Route: 98,171,172]
Nearby sites: SX 61414 76055


"Remains of a small cairn with cist on a moderate W slope in open grassland at SX 61407604 overlooking the West Dart in Crockern Newtake. It has been robbed heavily, leaving only one cist slab and fragments of the cairn material. The slab is restangular in side view and in section, firmly embedded on edge, measuring 1.2m long 0.48m high and 0.15m thick. It is aligned NW to SE." Butler Vol 5 p. 32. Lethbridge diagram and photo p.110.


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