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Dartmoor Site: Weatherdon Hill Ancient Pool

Weatherdon Hill Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 65619 58948
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127227
Alternate name: Weatherdon Hill
Short Name: PO:Weatherdon
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 13 x 10.5m
Lidar: SX 65619 58948
Nearby sites: SX 65619 58948


"A pool, one of over 40 such 'sacred' pools identified on Dartmoor that are thought to have potentially been designed during the prehistoric period. Lies adjacent to the Butterdon Hill stone row. Sub-rectangular shallow pit of 11 metres by 15 metres and 0.5 metres deep. Part of disused peat cutting in the area to the south end of the stone row."


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