Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Wigford Down (S) Stone Ring Cairn Circle

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Wigford Down (S) Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Wigford Down (S) Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 18-06-2017

OS Map: SX 54702 64962
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 56 SW 6
HER record: 2367
Megalithic Portal: 3536
PMD: Wigford Down Summit
Alternate name: Wigford Down 5
Short Name: RC:Wigford S
Butler map: 48.1.5
Grinsell: MEAVY 7b
Turner: B9
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Hut Class: Maybe
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 62
Dimensions (m): 7.62
Lidar: SX54706496
Notes: "One of two cairn circles, both in a raised platform. Ring of large stones. Cist cover in centre. Diam 7.62m.". This site could also be a hut circle - it is unclear whether the large slab is a cist cover or not. See Butler Vol 3 p.97 fig. 48.1.2 Wigford Down 4 in Barrow Report 62. NMR A.
Nearby sites: SX54706496

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