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HER Number:MDV64700
Name:CIST in the Parish of Sampford Spiney

Summary

Pit to the north of the standing stone is a possible cist. The rectangular pit c2.5m x 1m x 0.3m deep has three vertical sides + the remains of a possible capstone standing on edge within it. Banks adjacent to the pit suggest the remains of a mound which could have been 11m x 6m oriented north-south + covered the cist (worksheet).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 532 729
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSampford Spiney
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD SPINEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/162/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV1142.

(williams) a pit c 1.5m to the north of the standing stone is possibly a cist. The rectangular pit c2.5m x 1m x 0.3m deep has three vertical sides + the remains of a possible capstone standing on edge within it. Banks adjacent to the pit suggest the remains of a mound which could have been 11m x 6m oriented north-south + covered the cist (worksheet).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV222399.

Des=worksheet(williams,b. J. )/12/4/2002.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1142Migrated Record:
SDV222399Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 15 2015 11:01AM