Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Ringmoor Down Cairn Circle

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Ringmoor Down Cairn Circle

Ringmoor Down Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 05-06-2016

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Ringmoor Stone Row & Cairn Circle
OS Map: SX 56157 65947
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 56 NE 61
HER record: 4029
Megalithic Portal: 22947
Alternate name: Ringmoor Down 3
Short Name: CC:Ringmoor 3
Butler map: 49.21.3
Grinsell: SHEEPSTOR 18
Turner: G29
DPD page: 36
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Maybe
Barrow Report: 63
Dimensions (m): 3.5
Lidar: SX56166595
Notes: Located about 230m NW of the cairn circle that terminates the Ringmoor Down stone row. "An 11ft 2ins diameter cairn circle composed of fourteen stones of which four have fallen over. Stones of quartz-schorl, not granite." "This feature has the semblance of having been recently created. The stones are mostly loose and irregularly spaced. As a monument type it appears to be unique on Dartmoor. It should not be considered of great antiquity." For a photo, see: Ringmoor Cairn. Lethbridge kerb circle p.34-36. Diagram 34 site 4.
Nearby sites: SX56166595

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