Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Shoveldown N.W.4 Cairn

Shoveldown N.W.4 Cairn

OS Map: SX 64380 86120
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 68 NW 15
HER record: 4395
Alternate name: Shoveldown N.W.4
Short Name: CN:Shovel NW4
Butler map: 37.5.4
Grinsell: GIDLEIGH 2
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 4.5 x 0.3
Notes: "The n cairn, probably that described by os and grinsell, measures 4.5m in diam and stands a maximum of 0.55m high. It possesses steep sides with some protruding stone and a very slightly hollowed centre. There are no obvious signs of disturbance (probert)"
Nearby sites: SX64388612

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