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Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe S Row Encircled Cairn

Drizzlecombe S Row Encircled Cairn

Drizzlecombe S Row Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 05-06-2016

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 1)
OS Map: SX 59170 66964
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV14779
Megalithic Portal: 16937
PMD: Drizzlecombe SW Row
Alternate name: Drizzlecombe stone row 1
Short Name: EC Drizzle S
Butler map: 49.19.1
Grinsell: SHEEPSTOR 32
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 7.0 x 0.8
Lidar: SX 59170 66964
Nearest Bus Stop: Meavy Primary School (4.8 km) [Route: 56]
Nearby sites: SX 59170 66964


"Cairn lies at the north-east end of Row A (South Row)of the Drizzlecombe group. Cairn measures 6.7 metres in diameter, up to 0.8 metres high, with central hollow 2.3 metres by 1.5 metres by 0.25 metres deep." "Small number of edge stones around the periphery represent a kerb. Large flat stone, 1.7m by 1m by 0.3m thick, situated immediately s of the mound may be the displaced coverstone from a cist"


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