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HER Number:MDV70333
Name:Cist on Giant's Hill

Summary

Cist on ‘giant’s hill’ photographed in 2004 with four side slabs present one of which has fallen inwards. No capstone is present. This description matches that of MDV55396; may be the same feature.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 596 667
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSHAUGH PRIOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/616

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

RICHARDS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV13227.

This cist has the same description as the cist in the scheduled southern cairn of sx56ne/609 but has a different ngr (richards).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220185.

Des=lethbridge, d. W. /(4/6/2004)/letter + photos in pf.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV220186.

Des=richards, a.(dcc)/(12/7/2004)/as above.


LETHBRIDGE, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV258909.

Cist on ‘giant’s hill’ photographed in 2004 with four side slabs present one of which has fallen inwards. No capstone is present.
A little further to the east on ‘giant’s hill’ another cist was photographed in 2004. A large flat stone c0.9m x c0.9m partly covered by vegetation is the capstone of a small square cist c0.56m x 0.56m. One of the side stones is missing. (lethbridge).

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: RICHARDS.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: LETHBRIDGE.
  • Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV55396Related to: Cairns on Giant's Hill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 9 2015 2:59PM