Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Nine Stones, Belstone Cairn Circle

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Nine Stones, Belstone Cairn Circle

Nine Stones, Belstone Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 09-06-2013

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Nine Maidens Cairn Circle, Belstone Tor
OS Map: SX 61232 92849
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 69 SW 12
HER record: 6865
Megalithic Portal: 535
PMD: The Nine Stones
Alternate name: Nine Stones
Short Name: CC:Nine Stones
Butler map: 40.13
Grinsell: BELSTONE 1
Turner: G23
DPD page: 156
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 42
Dimensions (m): 7.2 x 0.6
Lidar: SX61239285
Notes: The "Nine Stones" cairn circle "survives as a ring of at least 16 upright stones, standing up to 0.7 metres high, surrounding a slightly raised 7 metre diameter internal area". "A loose granite boulder in the centre of the circle may cover a cist; and there are vestiges of a mound around it. Well preserved." See also, Legendary Dartmoor: The Nine Maidens
Nearby sites: SX61239285

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