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Dartmoor Site: Challacombe Down Cairn Circle

Challacombe Down Cairn Circle

Challacombe Down Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 18-04-2010

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Challacombe Down Triple Stone Row
OS Map: SX 6898 8084
OS Source: Constructed
HER: MDV49462
Megalithic Portal: 1819
PMD: Challacombe Down Stone Row
Alternate name: Challacombe Down
Short Name: CC Challacombe
Butler map: 24.3
Butler Vol 5: p.239 & Fig.169
Turner: G20
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: Maybe
Dimensions (m): 8
Lidar: SX 6898 8084
Nearest Bus Stop: Warren House Inn (1.5 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 6898 8084


Dubious site - the current arrangement relates to stones placed during restoration of the stone row. See Worth (1953) p. 226 on how "nothing coherent" came of attempts to re-erect stones scattered to the west of the north end of the row which gave the appearance of a stone circle.


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