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HER Number:MDV6507
Name:CIST in the Parish of Dartmoor Forest


Cist (length 0.76m, width 0.56m).


Grid Reference:SX 651 707
Map Sheet:SX67SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SE/111
  • Old SAM Ref: 22397
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CIST (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description


Vis=est -/-/1999 (gerrard, s. ) at sx65177075. Cist and cairn 590m sse of skir ford (mpp).

Turner, J. R., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV37204.

Ring setting, 3.3m internal diam with 9 stones in circle, around central cist (turner).

WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Vis=estimated -/-/1904 (worth) the cist stands within a circle now incomplete. The tops of the side and end stones are all approximately at ground level.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=27/4/1950 (os) above descriptions correct. Retaining circle contains twelve stones, of these three are large, the remainder small.

GRINSELL + BRAIN, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV248955.

Vis=12/9/1973 (grinsell + brain) a retaining ellipse (9 stones standing), enclosing cist placed se/nw at skir hill. Diameter 4.0m nw/se and 3.0m sw/ne.

LENGTH 0.76M, WIDTH 0.56M, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277602.

Cist (length 0.76m, width 0.56m).

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV277606.

Vis=10/7/1977 (os) cist has been excavated at some time.0.9m by 0.55m by 0.6m deep. In good condition. Only the peristalith of the cairn survives. New plan drawn (osa).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277607.

Not visible on 1946 raf ap (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277611.

Worth, r. H. /tda/37(1905)91 pl.1/24th report of the barrow committee.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277612.

Osa=sx67se62/scale plan.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277613.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)154.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277614.

Davidson et al. /das/31(1973)39.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277615.

Turner, j. R. /pdas/48(1990)72/d18.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277616.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/4(1993)203;fig 61.6.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277617.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV277618.

Des=gerrard, s. /(29/11/1999)/as above.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV248955Report - Survey: GRINSELL + BRAIN.
SDV277602Migrated Record: LENGTH 0.76M, WIDTH 0.56M.
SDV277606Report - Survey: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division.
SDV277607Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV277611Migrated Record:
SDV277612Migrated Record:
SDV277613Migrated Record:
SDV277614Migrated Record:
SDV277615Migrated Record:
SDV277616Migrated Record:
SDV277617Migrated Record:
SDV277618Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #97741 ]
SDV37204Migrated Record: Turner, J. R..
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM