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HER Number:MDV5871
Name:Cist? on Lakehead Hill

Summary

Cist.(heigh 0.8m, leng 1.7m, width 1.2m, capstone 2.4 by 1.5m)associated with cairn ring. Marked on os 6in map. Included in 1955 spooner/dixon report: (lakehead bellever laughter), site no.7. Site no.14a in bellever plantation, lakehead (with sketch map) in dnp field report.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 644 776
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/28/1
  • Old SAM County Ref: 886
  • Old SAM Ref: 28687.4

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=est -/-/1997 (gerrard, s. ) cairn + cist forming part of a ritual complex on lakehead hill (mpp).


Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Vis=-/-/1976 (turner) the cist has been re-erected. Capstone at se end of site 18a. Not planted over.


Burnard, R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV160759.

Cist on lakehead hills like a box, half sunk in ground to max depth of 0.6m. Capstone removed. Excavation revealed three flint knives, three flint scrapers, thirty potsherds from two vessels (one an urn), wood charcoal but no bone or bone ash (burnard).


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=8/1/1952 (os) cist in excellent condition - lidded chamber, surrounded by stone circle. Chamber 2.0m long, 1.0m wide (os).


HEIGH 0.8M, LENG 1.7M, WIDTH 1.2M, CAPSTONE 2.4 BY 1.5M, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264632.

Cist.(heigh 0.8m, leng 1.7m, width 1.2m, capstone 2.4 by 1.5m)associated with cairn ring. Marked on os 6in map. Included in 1955 spooner/dixon report: (lakehead bellever laughter), site no.7. Site no.14a in bellever plantation, lakehead (with sketch map) in dnp field report.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264637.

Not visible on raf 1945 ap (rchm app 1985).


AM, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV264638.

Vis=4/3/1971 (ancient monuments) in the centre of the cairn is a well preserved granite slab cist consisting of five upright wall stones with a capstone on top. Prior to 1895 there was a moss covered heap of stones here. Cist measures 6ft by 4ft (am).


NMR CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV264639.

Vis=19/11/1979 (os) cist stands mostly above ground, measures 1.7m by 1.2m by 0.8m high internally and is aligned nw/se (nmr citing os).


NMR CITING NEWMAN, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV264641.

Vis=22/11/1993 (rchm) restored cist with fragmentary retaining circle. Granite slabs c.0.2m thick, set on edge to form rectangular chamber 1.7m by 1.2m internally. Coverstone, 2.2m by 1.6m by 0.03m thick, replaced. Overall height 0.8m (nmr citing newman).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264644.

Osa=sx67nw32/plan,photograph.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264645.

Tda/28(1896)182,pl.4. /third report of the dartmoor exploration committee.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264646.

Worth, r. H. /68(1936)50/fifty-fifth report on barrows.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264647.

Birkett dixon, c. E. /84(1952)252/seventieth report on barrows. No.68.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264648.

Dnp/conservation of ancient monuments ms field report(1976).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264649.

Brailsford, j. W. /antiquity/12(1938)448/bronze age stone monuments on dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264650.

Brown, t. /tda/93(1961)205/tales of a dartmoor village.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264651.

Burnard, r. ,/tda/30(1898)77-78 pl 1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264652.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities - the north/2(1991)50;fig 27.13.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264653.

Des=newman, p. /(22/11/1993)/rchme field investigation.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264654.

Des=mpp/144265.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV264655.

Des=gerrard, s. /(9/7/1997)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: Burnard, R..
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Migrated Record: HEIGH 0.8M, LENG 1.7M, WIDTH 1.2M, CAPSTONE 2.4 BY 1.5M.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Report - Survey: AM.
  • Report - Survey: NMR CITING OS.
  • Report - Survey: NMR CITING NEWMAN.
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  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
  • Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7388 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7406 - Archaeological condition survey in Bellever Woods
  • EDV7431 - Woodland Survey (1989-90) at Bellever, Soussons and other woodland parcels

Date Last Edited:Nov 20 2017 12:06PM