Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Penn Beacon Platform Cairn Circle

Penn Beacon Platform Cairn Circle

OS Map: SX 59827 62268
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 56 SE 63
HER record: 2402
Megalithic Portal: 45617
PMD: Penn Beacon 2
Alternate name: Penn Beacon S.2
Short Name: PC:Penn Beacon
Butler map: 52.14.2
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 4
Turner: E7
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 13.0 x 0.5
Notes: A tumulus with a retaining circle, in poor condition. Diameter 12m, height 0.5m. "A cairn, about forty feet in diameter, from which almost all the stones have been removed and the central cist destroyed. It was surrounded by a circle of upright stones from one to three feet high, and to the west a row of two pairs of stones."
Nearby sites: SX59836227

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