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Dartmoor Site: Legis Lake Encircled Cairn

Legis Lake Encircled Cairn

Legis Lake Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 05-06-2016

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Guide to the Monuments on Ringmoor Down
OS Map: SX 56563 65513
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 3360
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: SX56566551
Notes: "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."
Nearby sites: SX56566551

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These are selected references with an emphasis on out of copyright sources linked as PDFs. For more detailed references try any linked HER record. For some records there are very good resources on the Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor (PMD) website by Bill Radcliffe. Barrow reports are linked above as are references to Butler, Grinsell and Turner.

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