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Dartmoor Site: Harford Gate Encircled Cairn

Harford Gate Encircled Cairn

Harford Gate Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 20-04-2019

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Walk: The Neolithic tombs of Cuckoo Ball & Corringdon Ball
OS Map: SX 64494 59677
OS Source: Lidar
HER: MDV13092
Megalithic Portal: 3281
Alternate name: Piles Hill S.W.9
Short Name: EC HarfordGate
Butler map: 53.11.9
Grinsell: HARFORD 26
Turner: F3
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 6.5 x 0.3
Lidar: SX 64494 59677
Nearest Bus Stop: Ivybridge BP Garage (Stop B) (3.7 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 64494 59677


"This cairn occupies a prominent position on the brow of a hill and is one of two north-west of Harford Moor Gate. Measures 13 metres in diameter and 0.3 metres in height, it is turf-covered and has a retaining kerb." Visited by the author 20/04/19. Garmin gives location as SX 64495 59682 but a Lidar source gives location as SX 64494 59677 - which matches closely the HER NGR.


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