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HER Number:MDV5953
Name:Alleged cist north of Bellever Tor


Cist alleged by Worth in 1948. Could not be identified by the Ordnance Survey in 1952/1980 or by the Royal Commission in 1993. Unlikely feature.


Grid Reference:SX 643 767
Map Sheet:SX67NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX67NW41
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 442626
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NW/79

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • NATURAL FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • (Former Type) CIST (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1952/1980, SX67NW41 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV248876.

(07/01/1952) Unable to identify cist noted by Worth.
Cist at SX 64337677 (citing Worth, R. H., 09/12/1948)
(20/02/1980) Two parallel boulders, a natural occurence, protrude from the long grass in the vicinity of Worth's reference but no cist could be identified.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1987-1993, Duchy Farms Project Survey Visit, P. Newman (Report - Survey). SDV350839.

(22/11/1993) SX 64337677. No evidence of a cist could be found in the vicinity of Worth's reference.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV248876Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1952/1980. SX67NW41. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV350839Report - Survey: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1987-1993. Duchy Farms Project Survey Visit. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Archaeological Survey. Unknown. P. Newman.

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
  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project
  • EDV8423 - Duchy Farms Project

Date Last Edited:Feb 14 2022 2:41PM