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Dartmoor Site: Taw Marsh S.4 Clearance Cairn

Taw Marsh S.4 Clearance Cairn

OS Map: SX 62180 90380
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 69 SW 67
HER record: 51214
Alternate name: Taw Marsh S.4
Short Name: CN:TawMarshS4
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: HER
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 2.5-4.1 x 0.6
Notes: "an irregular, much disturbed cairn situated on gently sloping stony ground at nw foot of metheral hill and measuring 4.1m ne to sw by 2.5m with maximum height of 0.6m.3 large learning slabs lie on sw side with visible smaller boulders forming the matrix. Probably designed to mark parish boundaries of dartmoor forest and south tawton, running from ngr sx62539001 on metheral hill to ngr sx61769094 on the river taw."
Nearby sites: SX62189038

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