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Dartmoor Site: Hingston Hill (Down Tor) Encircled Cairn

Hingston Hill (Down Tor) Encircled Cairn

Hingston Hill (Down Tor) Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 06-09-2014

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Down Tor Stone Row and Cairn Circle
OS Map: SX 58693 69270
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV3439
Megalithic Portal: 541
PMD: Down Tor Cairn Circle
Alternate name: Hingston Hill stone row
Short Name: EC Down Tor
Butler map: 47.12
Grinsell: WALKHAMPTON 31
Turner: F6
DPD page: 28
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 14
Dimensions (m): 12.0 x 0.5 C?
Lidar: SX 58693 69270
Nearby sites: SX 58693 69270


"The cairn circle consists of 26 upright stones and possibly two more now recumbent; it has an internal diameter of 11.5m. Within the circle is a cairn of 8.5m diameter and 0.6m height with a small depression in the centre which may be the site of a cist". Lethbridge pp.27-29, diagram p.27.


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