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Dartmoor Site: Eastern White Barrow (The Submarine) Cairn

Eastern White Barrow (The Submarine) Cairn

Database entries

OS Map: SX 66550 65168
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV5184
Megalithic Portal: 45572
Alternate name: Eastern White Barrow
Short Name: CN:E White Bar
Butler map: 57.27
Grinsell: SOUTH BRENT 1
DPD page: 86
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 28.0 x 4.0
Lidar: SX 66550 65168
Nearest Bus Stop: South Brent Pool Park (6.4 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 66550 65168


Also known as the Eastern Whittabarrow or Whittaburrow. "A large, round, flat topped cairn measuring 26m in diameter and 3.5m high. It is surmounted by a modern, drum-shaped, marker cairn of 4.5m diameter and 2m high. Known as The Submarine due to its appearance in profile on the horizon. See also Legendary Dartmoor: The Submarine


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