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Single Barrow Cairn

Single Barrow Cairn

Photo taken on 19-08-2017

Database entries

OS Map: SX 70576 79538
OS Source: PDW
HER: MDV7487
Megalithic Portal: 16631
Alternate name: Single Barrow
Short Name: CN SingleBarro
Butler map: 20.10
Butler Vol 5: p.23 & Fig.106
Grinsell: MANATON 11
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 21.5 x c.1.0
Lidar: SX 70576 79538
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Widecombe in the Moor Car Park (3.0 km) [Route: 271]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Warren House Inn (3.4 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 70576 79538


Round barrow, crowned by boundary stone dated 1854, and inscribed single burrow. Excavated 1873. Diameter 23 metres, height 1.0 metres. Butler Volume 1 Map 20.10.


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