Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Higher White Tor (SW of) Reported Cairn

Higher White Tor (SW of) Reported Cairn

OS Map: SX 61630 78250
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 67 NW 95
HER record: 5957
Alternate name: Higher White Tor (SW of)
Short Name: CN?Higher Wh1
Grinsell: LYDFORD 41b
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Grinsell
Cairn Class: Maybe
Dimensions (m): 32 x 1.5
Notes: natural? round barrow between longford tor and higher white tor. A very large barrow 1.3m high with a diameter of 30m under gorse and heather. No sign of ditch or kerb exist and there is no indication of an earlier disturbance. The monument is in a classic position commanding a fine view of the cherry brook valley.
Nearby sites: SX61637825

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