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Dartmoor Site: Red Barrows Cairn

Red Barrows Cairn

Red Barrows Cairn

Photo taken on 12-08-2017

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Soussons Cairn Circle
OS Map: SX 67718 79650
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV6007
Megalithic Portal: 34986
PMD: Red Barrows
Alternate name: Red Barrows 1
Short Name: CN RedBarrows
Butler map: 24.2.1
Grinsell: MANATON 5
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 20.0 x 2.0
Lidar: SX 67718 79650
Nearest Bus Stop: Warren House Inn (1.3 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 67718 79650


Four Bronze Age round barrows between 10 and 20 meters in diameter and 0.5 to 2.2 meters high. One barrow was excavated in 1902, finds included pottery and flints. See also HER records, 6004, 6005, 6006, 6007.


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