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Dartmoor Site: Watern Tor Reported Cairn

Watern Tor Reported Cairn

Database entries

OS Map: SX 6291 8682
OS Source: HER
HER: MDV4390
Alternate name: Watern Tor
Short Name: CN:Watern To1
Butler map: 41.4
Grinsell: LYDFORD 7
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 4.5 x 0.4
Lidar: SX 6291 8682
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Wonson Telephone Box (5.2 km) [Route: 670]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Ramsley (6.7 km) [Route: 670,671,6A]
Nearby sites: SX 6291 8682


"Cairn on watern tor (diam 5.5m, height 500mm) granite slab (length 1.5m, width 1.0m, thick 250mm)". "1976 (grinsell) shown on os as cairn, but seems to be a natural outcrop." Scheduled Monument 1017482: Round cairn on Watern Tor.


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