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Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy E. Encircled Cairn

Fernworthy E. Encircled Cairn

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy Stone Circle
OS Map: SX 65561 84090
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV6560
Megalithic Portal: 3234
Alternate name: Fernworthy 5
Short Name: EC:FernworthyE
Butler map: 35.15.5
Grinsell: LYDFORD 24
Turner: F4
DPD page: 138
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): c.6.0 x 0.6
Lidar: SX 65561 84090
Nearest Bus Stop: Warren House Inn (3.7 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 65561 84090


Newman Barrow D. "5.8m diameter. Has 3 stones spaced on the east side. A beaker, flint knife, dress fastener and a piece of bronze were discovered when the cairn was excavated in 1898". The crushed beaker. When reconstructed it became one of Dartmoor's most important Bronze Age finds and is now on display in Plymouth City Museum along with the other artifacts retrieved. DNP Post 7D.


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