Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
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Dartmoor Site: Yellowmead Down Encircled Cairn

Yellowmead Down Encircled Cairn

Yellowmead Down Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 05-06-2016

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Yellowmead 4-fold Cairn Circle
OS Map: SX 57535 67861
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV4025
Megalithic Portal: 31040
Alternate name: Yellowmead Down 1
Short Name: EC Yellowmead1
Butler map: 47.14.1
Grinsell: SHEEPSTOR 5
Turner: F21
DPD page: 31
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 41
Dimensions (m): 3.5 x 0.2
Lidar: SX 57535 67861
Nearest Bus Stop: Meavy Primary School (3.2 km) [Route: 56]
Nearby sites: SX 57535 67861


Cairn around 50 meters north-east of the Yellowmead stone circles, consisting of an earth and stone mound approximately 4 meters in diameter and up to 0.3 meters high. Four stones of a retaining kerb on its west and south sides. Turner F21.


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