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HER Number:MDV5094
Name:Alleged cist, Plym Ford


A cist was alleged at this location but could not be found on the ground.


Grid Reference:SX 612 684
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthwork remains of tin streaming and trial pits at Wheal Katherine Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX66NW6
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 441582
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/18

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Royal Air Force, 1946, RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223, 5324 (Aerial Photograph). SDV147275.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1978, SX66NW6 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV252806.

(SX 61166851) Remains of cist (citing Crawford, O. G. S., undated).
Does not exist (Worth, R. H., 1948).
(11/09/1978) No cist was found in this area of rubble and boulders, of which has resulted from tinning, nor in the rough pasture above the tin-streaming.

Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP (Cartographic). SDV319854.

Not visible.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1993-1998, Dartmoor Royal Forest Project (Report - Survey). SDV346608.

(10/11/1994) There is no ground evidence to suggest the presence of the feature described by Breton.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV147275Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force. 1946. RAF/3G/TUD/UK/223. Royal Air Force Aerial Photograph. Photograph (Paper). 5324.
SDV252806Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1978. SX66NW6. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV319854Cartographic: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project (Dartmoor) - Dartmoor Pre-NMP. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV346608Report - Survey: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1993-1998. Dartmoor Royal Forest Project. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Jul 18 2022 10:23AM