Thesaurus Term/Concept: CIST

Identifier 70071
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note Generally rectangular structure normally used for burial purposes, and formed from stone slabs set on edge, and covered by one or more horizontal slabs or capstones. Cists may be built on the surface or sunk into the ground.

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Instances/Examples (16)

Context Record
Monument Type MSO8163 Bronze Age barrow north of Willett [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6697 Bronze Age barrow southeast of Hartrow Manor [outside Park boundary] (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7736 Bronze Age cist burial east of Yenworthy Common (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22099 Cairn, Lanacombe II (Monument)
Monument Type MDE1061 Chapman Barrows on the Parracombe/Challacombe Parish Boundary (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8629 Cist burial in Langridge Wood (Monument)
Monument Type MSO10192 Natural feature at Three Combes Foot (Non-antiquity)
Monument Type MDE8987 Possible prehistoric standing stone north of Ruckham Combe (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22423 Possible stone quarrying north of Blue Gate Iron Mine (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22617 Possible undated clearance cairn on The Chains (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7740 Quarter Barrow (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6788 Stonchiste (Monument)
Monument Type MSO6851 Stonchiste (Monument)
Monument Type MSO8672 Stonchiste, possible site of barrow or cist (Monument)
Monument Type MSO12341 Supposed burial cist, W of Landacre Bridge, Withypoole (Monument)
Monument Type MEM22614 Undated surface stone on The Chains (Non-antiquity)