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Dartmoor Site: Beacon Plains 2 Cairn

Beacon Plains 2 Cairn

Beacon Plains 2 Cairn

Photo taken on 30-03-2019

OS Map: SX 66389 59465
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 65 NE 10
HER record: 2892
Alternate name: Beacon Plains 2
Short Name: CN:Beacon Pl4
Butler map: 53.16.2
Grinsell: UGBOROUGH 17b
Exist: Maybe
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Maybe
Dimensions (m): 12.0 x 0.5
Notes: This should be approx. 50m distant from Beacon Plains 1. The slight mound with a change of vegetation in the photo might be this cairn (visited by author 30/03/2019). The co-ords given here are from this object. The HER co-ords are SX 66374 59469, the object in the photo is at SX 66389 59465. NB. The author revisited this on 22/04/2019. A more thorough search was done to try to pinpoint this cairn and nothing was found. This included looking up to 50 metres both west and east of the cairn (Beacon Plains 1) that can be easily located (the two are according to Butler separated by about 50 metres on an east to west line). The patch with a change of vegetation is an unconvincing site but it can't be ruled out!
Nearby sites: SX66395947

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