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Dartmoor Site: Giant's Grave Cairn

Giant's Grave Cairn

Giant's Grave Cairn

Photo taken on 02-06-2011

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Mardon Down Stone Circle & Cairns
OS Map: SX 76768 87459
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV8309
Megalithic Portal: 22314
Alternate name: Mardon Down Giant's Grave 4
Short Name: CN GiantsGrave
Butler Vol 5: p.147 & Fig.89
DPD page: 149
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 20.5 x 0.6
Lidar: SX 76768 87459
Nearest Bus Stop: Moretonhampstead Court Street Car Park (2.1 km) [Route: 171,173]
Nearby sites: SX 76768 87459


Remains of a cairn which was largely destroyed in the early 19th century when material from it was removed for road building. Now a turf-covered mound 20.5 metres diameter and 0.6 metres high.


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