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Dartmoor Site: Wigford Down Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Wigford Down Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Database entries

OS Map: SX 5469 6505
OS Source: Constructed
HER: MDV48904
Megalithic Portal: 3536
Alternate name: Wigford Down 9
Short Name: RC:WigfordDown
Butler map: 48.1.9
Grinsell: MEAVY 3a
Turner: A31
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 6.0 x 0.3
Lidar: SX 5469 6505
Nearest Bus Stop: Shaugh Prior White Thorn Inn (2.0 km) [Route: 59]
Nearby sites: SX 5469 6505


"Ring cairn, wigford down. Internal diam 2.7m, with bank 1m wide and 0.2m high. Smallest ring cairn (diam) on dartmoor. Turner suggests a link between the construction of this, small, ring cairn, with the larger cairn sx56nw/11 to its nw."


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