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Dartmoor Site: Shaugh Moor Platform Cairn Circle

Shaugh Moor Platform Cairn Circle

Shaugh Moor Platform Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 12-09-2022

Database entries

OS Map: SX 55476 63479
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV2572
Megalithic Portal: 52699
Alternate name: Saddlesborough N.W.
Short Name: PC Shaugh Moor
Butler map: 48.5
Grinsell: SHAUGH PRIOR 41b
Turner: E3
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 10.5 x 0.3
Lidar: SX 55476 63479
Nearest Bus Stop: Shaugh Prior White Thorn Inn (1.3 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 55476 63479


Ring cairn or traces of cairn with retaining circle, found by plymouth archaeological group 1959. Diameter 11.5m, height 0.3m. No.416. Vis=-/7/1959 (ancient monuments). Cairn, height 2ft, diameter 30ft, east of and close to stone row. Distinct stone kerb with low flat mound within.


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