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HER Number:MDV5095
Name:Cist north-east of Foxton Cross

Summary

Cist recorded north-east of Foxton Cross. This site is on the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 619 698
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Remains of a prehistoric cist north-east of Foxton Cross

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NW/19
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66NW9 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV252857.

Cist 54.9 meters south east of white stone in the wall. Area was over grown with high heather in 1917-1918, but the heather was burnt in 1920 and the cist was quite plain with capstone by north east side. The south west stone had gone.
No trace of this antiquity could be found in 1950.


Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV252857Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66NW9. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 25 2017 1:12PM