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Dartmoor Site: Buckland Beacon Ancient Pool

Buckland Beacon Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 73558 73260
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127202
Alternate name: Buckland Beacon
Short Name: PO:Buckland
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 10.5 x 9.5m
Lidar: SX 73558 73260
Nearest Bus Stop: Poundsgate Tavistock Inn (3.3 km) [Route: 172]
Nearby sites: SX 73558 73260


"A pool measuring 10.5 by 9.5m. One of over 40 such 'sacred' pools identified on Dartmoor that are thought to have potentially been designed during the prehistoric period. Lies near a cairn." NB. Nearby is Turner A13 ring cairn.


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