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Submitted by Anne T on Friday, 07 October 2016  Page Views: 1304

Neolithic and Bronze AgeSite Name: Blackabrook Alternative Name: Blackabrook South; Blackabrook West; Blackabrook East
Country: England County: Devon Type: Cairn
Nearest Town: Princetown  Nearest Village: Two Bridges
Map Ref: SX60527386
Latitude: 50.547821N  Longitude: 3.970058W
Condition:
5Perfect
4Almost Perfect
3Reasonable but with some damage
2Ruined but still recognisable as an ancient site
1Pretty much destroyed, possibly visible as crop marks
0No data.
-1Completely destroyed
no data Ambience:
5Superb
4Good
3Ordinary
2Not Good
1Awful
0No data.
no data Access:
5Can be driven to, probably with disabled access
4Short walk on a footpath
3Requiring a bit more of a walk
2A long walk
1In the middle of nowhere, a nightmare to find
0No data.
no data Accuracy:
5co-ordinates taken by GPS or official recorded co-ordinates
4co-ordinates scaled from a detailed map
3co-ordinates scaled from a bad map
2co-ordinates of the nearest village
1co-ordinates of the nearest town
0no data
5
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Blackabrook submitted by Anne T : Blackabrook South Cist, submitted on behalf of Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks. (Vote or comment on this photo)
Cists in Devon

Sitting within 20-30 metres of each other and featured on the Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks website are Blackabrook South Cist at grid reference SX60527386, Blackabrook West Cist at grid reference SX60527387, and Blackabrook East Cist at grid reference SX60537387.

Further information on all three cists can also be found on the Pastscape website, see Monument Number 443283 Blackabrook Cists. Their historical information makes reference to both 4 cists or 3 cists at the same site.

More details can be found on the Heritage Gateway for Devon & Dartmoor website: HER number MDV54385, HER number MDV6253, and HER number MDV54386. The cists are dated from the Early Neolithic to the Late Bronze Age (4000 BC to 701 BC).
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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook South Cist, Lovely Cist, Lovely Place (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook South Cist, The biggest Cist of the Three (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook South Cist, Side of (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook South Cairn, I wasn't sure what was natural and what was cairn material around the cist (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook, The Southern Cist in it's lovely river valley setting, The people who these cists were for definitely didn't want a hilltop interment (Vote or comment on this photo)

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook, The large Southern Cist

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook South Cist Capstone

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook South Cist, The endstone of the cist has decided to turn itself into the seat of a stone chair

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook, The marvellous Southern Cist

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook, West Cist

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook, West Cist, The large South Cist is visible on the Right, Downhill and nearer the river

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook, West Cist, The large South Cist is visible on the Left, Downhill and nearer the river

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : Blackabrook, East Cist

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : The Nearby Cairn at SX607740, Some Kerbstones

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : The Nearby Cairn at SX607740, You can see some Kerbstones if you look closely

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Blackabrook submitted by Bladup : The Nearby Cairn at SX607740

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Blackabrook submitted by Anne T : Blackabrook East Cist, submitted on behalf of Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks.

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Blackabrook submitted by Anne T : Blackabrook West Cist, submitted on behalf of Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks.

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