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HER Number:MDV6256
Name:CIST in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest

Summary

Cist. Vis=estimated -/-/1900 (prowse) a hundred metres ne of hilltop are remains of another cist with long axis nw by n and se by s. The se end stone lies prone; the opposite end is erect. The side stones are absent, the cover lies to the n of the cist. There are some ringstones left. Vis=2/9/1950 (os) unable to locate this feature. Within radius of 50m. There are a number of stones dotted about the turf in small groups, none of which agree with specifications in regard to size nor relative position. No trace of cairn circle found. A few yards south by west is a sub-circle of small stones c 23m diameter. From its southern end a line of stones curves round the hilltop and ends near the cist west of the highest point (sx67sw/3).(os citing prowse).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 611 744
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/23

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

SX67SW/3, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV233879.

Cist. Vis=estimated -/-/1900 (prowse) a hundred metres ne of hilltop are remains of another cist with long axis nw by n and se by s. The se end stone lies prone; the opposite end is erect. The side stones are absent, the cover lies to the n of the cist. There are some ringstones left. Vis=2/9/1950 (os) unable to locate this feature. Within radius of 50m. There are a number of stones dotted about the turf in small groups, none of which agree with specifications in regard to size nor relative position. No trace of cairn circle found. A few yards south by west is a sub-circle of small stones c 23m diameter. From its southern end a line of stones curves round the hilltop and ends near the cist west of the highest point (sx67sw/3).(os citing prowse).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233880.

Prowse, a. B. /tda/33(1901)498/the antiquities of ockery and roundhill, dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV233881.

Osa=sx67sw4/plan.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV233879Report - Survey: SX67SW/3.
SDV233880Migrated Record:
SDV233881Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV6218Related to: Enclosure on Roundhill (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 10:26AM