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Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy (SW) Encircled Cairn

Fernworthy (SW) Encircled Cairn

Fernworthy (SW) Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 25-07-2015

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy Stone Circle
OS Map: SX 65483 84101
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV14885
Megalithic Portal: 35827
Alternate name: Fernworthy 3
Short Name: EC FernworthyS
Butler map: 35.15.3
Butler Vol 5: p.36 & Fig.14
Grinsell: LYDFORD 21
Turner: F25
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 6.0 x 0.3
Lidar: SX 65483 84101
Nearest Bus Stop: Warren House Inn (3.7 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 65483 84101


Newman Barrow A. Small turf-covered cairn at the northern end of the western double stone row south of Fernworthy stone circle forming part of the Froggymead ceremonial complex. It measures 6.5 metres in diameter and has a central hollow resulting from excavation in 1898. Two rings of orthostats, 7m and 5m diameter, around cairn 4.5m diameter and 0.2m high (Turner). It once had a retaining circle of small stones but only three were visible in 2013. DNP Post 2D. Turner F25.


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