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Cut Hill Cairn

Cut Hill Cairn

Photo taken on 31-08-2013

Database entries

OS Map: SX 59823 82745
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV69603
Megalithic Portal: 47078
PMD: Cut Hill
Alternate name: Cut Hill
Short Name: CN Cut Hill
DPD page: 130
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: Yes
Lidar: SX 59823 82745
Nearby sites: SX 59823 82745


"Barrow c20m overall diameter on the top of 'Cut Hill' at 603m OD was observed during a field visit by Tom Greeves in 2004. The 1.5m high circular mound has a military range pole set in it & surface erosion has exposed a turf/peat core with a few stones. The surrounding ditch is over 1m wide & nearly filled with waterlogged vegetation." For more information, see: Prehistoric Society - Past No. 47 and Prehistoric Society - Past No. 47. The date and context of a stone row:Cut Hill, Dartmoor, south-west England. The HER gives the OS grid reference as SX 5992 8275 which is almost 100 metres to the east.

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