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Dartmoor Site: Great Trowlesworthy Cairn Circle

Great Trowlesworthy Cairn Circle

Database entries

OS Map: SX 5839 6459
OS Source: HER
HER: MDV28533
Alternate name: Great Trowlesworthy
Short Name: CC:Trowles
Butler map: 51.5
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: HER
Cairn Class: Yes
Lidar: SX 5839 6459
Nearest Bus Stop: Lee Moor Clearview (2.9 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 5839 6459


"An incomplete circle of largely recumbent granite boulders on the gently sloping W flank of Lee Moor. The ring measures 9.9m north-south by 9.4m with a gap in the eastern side. The interior lies at the same level as the surrounding ground surface." See Butler Volume 3 pp.162-3, Map 51, Figure 51.6 'Ring of stones' shown to the west of Settlement 'B' at 'Upper Spanish Lake'. Not listed in Butler's cairn listing.


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