Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Shoveldown N.W.5 Cairn

Shoveldown N.W.5 Cairn

OS Map: SX 64390 86110
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 68 NW 15
HER record: 54481
Alternate name: Shoveldown N.W.5
Short Name: CN:Shovel NW5
Butler map: 37.5.5
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 4.5 x 0.3
Notes: "a probable mutilated cairn measures 3.6m n-s by 4.2m and 0.5m high on the n by 0.15m on the s. Though disturbed there is no distinct hollow usually associated with deliberate robbing. Some small stones protrude from the mound (probert)".
Nearby sites: SX64398611

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