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Dartmoor Site: Lakehead Hill Platform Cairn Circle

Lakehead Hill Platform Cairn Circle

Lakehead Hill Platform Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 15-05-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Lakehead Hill
OS Map: SX 64358 77773
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 5869
Megalithic Portal: 1057
Alternate name: Lakehead Hill 1
Short Name: PC Lakehead 1
Butler map: 27.19.1
Grinsell: LYDFORD 53
Turner: E16
DPD page: 114
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 55
Dimensions (m): 6.0
Lidar: SX64367777
Notes: "Ring cairn.(diam 5.95m, n. End stone heig 0.45m, widt 1.0m, thic 0.2m) marked on os 6in map. Included in 1955 spooner/dixon report: (lakehead bellever laughter), site no.10. Site no.10a in bellever plantation, lakehead (with sketch map) in dnp field report (dnp)." Lethbridge diagram p.114 and photo bottom p.114.
Nearby sites: SX64367777

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These are selected references with an emphasis on out of copyright sources linked as PDFs. For more detailed references try any linked HER record. For some records there are very good resources on the Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor (PMD) website by Bill Radcliffe. Barrow reports are linked above as are references to Butler, Grinsell and Turner.

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