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Arch Tor Platform Cairn Circle

Arch Tor Platform Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 27-06-2015

Database entries

OS Map: SX 63168 77843
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV21510
Megalithic Portal: 45618
Alternate name: Arch Tor
Short Name: PC Arch Tor
Butler map: 27.6
Turner: E11
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 8.0 x 1.2
Lidar: SX 63168 77843
Nearest Bus Stop: Powder Mills (1.3 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 63168 77843


"A round cairn which survives as an 8.7 metre diameter mound standing up to 0.9 metres high. Large edge set stones on the north western edge of the mound may suggest the presence of a kerb which survives elsewhere as a buried feature."


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