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Dartmoor Site: Haytor Down North A Ancient Pool

Haytor Down North A Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 76269 78331
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127210
Alternate name: Haytor Down North A
Short Name: PO:HaytorDownA
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 18 x 14m
Lidar: SX 76269 78331
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Haytor Vale Moorlands House (1.1 km) [Route: 193,271]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Lustleigh Bishops Stone (4.0 km) [Route: 178]
Nearby sites: SX 76269 78331


"A pool measuring 18 by 14m. 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 prehistoric reave and cairn."


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