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Corringdon Ball Chambered Tomb

Corringdon Ball Chambered Tomb

Photo taken on 18-04-2011

Corringdon Ball Chambered Tomb

Plan by RHW. Barrow Report 28. TDA Vol.41 1909

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Corringdon Ball Chambered Tomb & Stone Rows
OS Map: SX 66956 61300
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV5750
Megalithic Portal: 4619
PMD: Corringdon Ball Chambered Cairn
Alternate name: Corringdon Ball chambered tomb
Short Name: NT Corringdon
Butler map: 56.10
Butler Vol 5: p.155
Grinsell: List A SOUTH BRENT 1
DPD page: 83
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 28 56 66
Dimensions (m): 42 x 18 x 2.4
Lidar: SX 66956 61300
Nearby sites: SX 66956 61300


"An earthen long barrow with a ruined stone chamber at the south east end. Early excavation and mutilation has resulted in two distinct mounds, the larger one at the south east end separated from the smaller by a path or trackway. The smaller mound appears to mark the limit of the barrow on the northwest; beyond this it merges into the natural hill-side. There are no side ditches but these may be obscured by soil washed down from the hill. The length is 42.0 m; the maximum width is 18.0m and the maximum height of 2.4m."


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