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Dartmoor Site: Mardon Down Platform Cairn Circle

Mardon Down Platform Cairn Circle

Mardon Down Platform Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 26-01-2018

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Mardon Down Stone Circle & Cairns
OS Map: SX 76759 87172
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV15158
Megalithic Portal: 22312
PMD: Mardon Down Cairn 1
Alternate name: Mardon Down Cairn 1
Short Name: PC Mardon 1
Butler Vol 5: p.149 & Fig.91
Turner: E9
DPD page: 149
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 8.6 / 6.2 x 0.6
Lidar: SX 76759 87172
Nearest Bus Stop: Moretonhampstead Court Street Car Park (2.0 km) [Route: 171,173]
Nearby sites: SX 76759 87172


Platform circle consisting of a ring of kerb stones, measuring 7.0 metres in internal diameter, enclosing a flat-topped cairn 0.3 metres high, with boulder incorporated into perimeter.


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