Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Taw Marsh S.1 Clearance Cairn

Taw Marsh S.1 Clearance Cairn

OS Map: SX 62100 90470
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 69 SW 41
HER record: 13059
Alternate name: Taw Marsh S.1
Short Name: CN?Taw Marsh2
Butler map: 40.
Grinsell: LYDFORD 2
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Maybe
Dimensions (m): 5.0 x 0.3
Notes: A turf covered cairn on level stoney ground which lies
between the north western foot of Metheral Hill and Taw Marsh. ...It is probably of medieval or later in origin and constructed to mark the boundary of Dartmoor Forest and South Tawton parishes which in this area runs in a straight line from two boundary stones
Nearby sites: SX62109047

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