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Dartmoor Site: Yar Tor Summit Cairn

Yar Tor Summit Cairn

Database entries

OS Map: SX 67865 73943
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV6434
Megalithic Portal: 11065
Alternate name: Yar Tor summit
Short Name: CN:Yar Tor Sum
Butler map: 14.8
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 56
Dimensions (m): c.18.0
Lidar: SX 67865 73943
Nearest Bus Stop: Dartmeet Badgers Holt (1.0 km) [Route: 172]
Nearby sites: SX 67865 73943


"Large cairn (approximately 18.0 metres) built on the summit of Yar Tor; the stones have been rearranged to form a shelter. This cairn is aligned with a reave; part of the Dartmeet parallel reave system."


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