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Dartmoor Site: Merivale (S) Encircled Cairn

Merivale (S) Encircled Cairn

Merivale (S) Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 17-05-2019

Database entries

OS Map: SX 55368 74602
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV3759
Megalithic Portal: 52014
The Stone Rows of GB: Merrivale 4
PMD: Merrivale Menhir
Alternate name: Merrivale 6 (near standing stone)
Short Name: EC Merivale S
Butler map: 44.8.6
Turner: F19
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 3.0 x 0.2
Lidar: SX 55368 74602
Nearest Bus Stop: Merrivale Dartmoor Inn (0.8 km) [Route: 98,171,172]
Nearby sites: SX 55368 74602


The cairn now turf-covered with an excavation pit in the centre, has a diameter of 2.4m. and a height of 0.1m. The excavation pit can be seen in the photo. A very irregular "circle" of stones can be seen around this cairn. Turner F19.


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