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Dartmoor Site: Burford Down Standing Stone

Burford Down Standing Stone

Burford Down Standing Stone

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Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Burford Down stone row and cairns
OS Map: SX 63703 60687
OS Source: PDW
HER record: 4333
Megalithic Portal: 1463
PMD: Burford Down Stone Row
Alternate name: Burford Down
Short Name: SS BurfordDown
Butler map: 54.17
DPD page: 70
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 2.7
Lidar: SX63706069
Notes: "The alleged blocking stone noted by Parsons measures 2.7m by 1.0m and has been split by drilling." TDA Vol. 85 (1953) pp. 145-147 (Hamlyn Parsons).
Nearby sites: SX63706069

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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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