Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Sharpitor E.3 Cairn

Sharpitor E.3 Cairn

OS Map: SX 56290 70450
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 57 SE 231
HER record: 51501
Alternate name: Sharpitor E.3
Short Name: CN:Sharpitor3
Butler map: 45.3.3
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: HER
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 4.5 x 0.8
Notes: Northern cairn of a group of four cairns on Walkhampton Common. Measures 4.5 metres in diameter and stands up to 0.8 metres high. A number of retaining stones are visible around the north eastern perimeter of the mound, indicating the presence of a kerb, which survives largely as a buried feature. This is one of Butler's group of 4 cairns Sharpitor E.1-4. The NMR entry is duplicated at 964151.
Nearby sites: SX56297045

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