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Dartmoor Site: Bonehill Down Ancient Pool

Bonehill Down Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 73282 77812
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127194
Alternate name: Bonehill Down
Short Name: PO:BonehillDn
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 12 x 6m
Lidar: SX 73282 77812
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Swallerton Gate (1.5 km) [Route: 271]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Poundsgate Tavistock Inn (6.3 km) [Route: 172]
Nearby sites: SX 73282 77812


"The pool on Bonehill Down measures 12 by 6m. One of over 40 such 'sacred' pools identified on Dartmoor that are thought to have potentially been designed during the prehistoric period."


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