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Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe Platform Cairn Circle

Drizzlecombe Platform Cairn Circle

Drizzlecombe Platform Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 07-09-2019

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 1)
OS Map: SX 59135 67134
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV3374
Megalithic Portal: 16932
PMD: Drizzlecombe N 14
Alternate name: Drizzlecombe 14
Short Name: PC Drizzle
Butler map: 49.19.14
Grinsell: SHEEPSTOR 25a
Turner: E35
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 34 56
Dimensions (m): 3.5 x 0.2
Lidar: SX 59135 67134
Nearest Bus Stop: Meavy Primary School (4.7 km) [Route: 56]
Nearby sites: SX 59135 67134


"stone circle" marked on os 6" 1906. This site was almost totally excavated in 1914. Half an 11 foot diameter kerb circle and the slight remains of a cairn were found.3 flint flakes and a "well finished" scraper were found. The 34th Barrow Report includes a photo of the flints and the excavated and exposed kerb.


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