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Dartmoor Site: Legis Lake Encircled Cairn

Legis Lake Encircled Cairn

Legis Lake Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 05-06-2016

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Monuments on Ringmoor Down
OS Map: SX 56563 65513
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV3360
Megalithic Portal: 34135
Alternate name: Ringmoor Down 1
Short Name: EC Legis Lake
Butler map: 49.21.1
Grinsell: SHEEPSTOR 21
Turner: F15
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 29 35
Dimensions (m): 10.0 x 0.3
Lidar: SX 56563 65513
Nearby sites: SX 56563 65513


"cairn with retaining circle of which 5 stones protrude and there are indications of others. Diameter 8.2m, height 0.2m. Excavated by r. H. Worth: just n of centre, a pit containing charcoal mixed with earth."


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