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HER Number:MDV2887
Name:Cist east of Hangershell Rock

Summary

Cist on butterdon hill to e of hangershell rock, (about 298m). Cist lies approximately ne - sw, the end stone being at sw. Only one end stone and two side stones remain. The ground between the stones is level with the surrounding land. No trace of a barrow. Poor specimen (worth, 1946). Vis=27/3/1950 (os) north end stone 0.5m long, south 0.33m long, western side stone 0.63m long. Depth of cist 0.4m. Vis=23/6/1973 (grinsell, l. V. ). No sign whatever of mound, possibly free standing. Ene side slab missing. Vis=not visible on existing nmr ap, jan (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) 0.4m deep, 0.63m long, 0.5m wide at n end, tapering to 0.33m wide at s end (am).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 658 593
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NE/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 10544
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIST (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV148285.

Cist on butterdon hill to e of hangershell rock, (about 298m). Cist lies approximately ne - sw, the end stone being at sw. Only one end stone and two side stones remain. The ground between the stones is level with the surrounding land. No trace of a barrow. Poor specimen (worth, 1946). Vis=27/3/1950 (os) north end stone 0.5m long, south 0.33m long, western side stone 0.63m long. Depth of cist 0.4m. Vis=23/6/1973 (grinsell, l. V. ). No sign whatever of mound, possibly free standing. Ene side slab missing. Vis=not visible on existing nmr ap, jan (rchm app 1985). Vis=estimated -/-/1990 (ancient monuments) 0.4m deep, 0.63m long, 0.5m wide at n end, tapering to 0.33m wide at s end (am).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148286.

Worth, r. H. /tda/78(1946)288-289/the stone rows of dartmoor part 1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148287.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)172.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148288.

Worth, r. H. /tda/74(1942)67/61st report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV148289.

Osa=sx65ne21/photograph.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: AM.
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Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 5 2016 2:07PM