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Dartmoor Site: Upper Erme Cairn

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Upper Erme Cairn

Upper Erme Cairn

Photo taken on 26-04-2011

OS Map: SX 63522 64958
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 66 SW 1
HER record: 4366
Megalithic Portal: 15210
Alternate name: Erme Plains
Short Name: CN:Upper Erme
Butler map: 55.7.2
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 9
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 16.0 x 1.5
Notes: "A round cairn, measuring 13.8 to 14.6m diameter and 1.0m high. It lies on a false crest, adjacent to a stone row, SX 66 NW 20, and just above the River Erme, at 380m above OD, is constructed of small boulders, and has a central hollow, 0.7m deep. In fair condition, though a small shelter has been built on its north side." The photo used here was taken in 2011 and attached to this record retrospectively in 2020 - identification is most probable but not 100% certain.
Nearby sites: SX63526496

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