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Gidleigh - South Chambered Tomb

Gidleigh - South Chambered Tomb

Photo taken on 09-06-2013

Database entries

OS Map: SX 6567 8855
OS Source: Constructed
HER: MDV6213
Megalithic Portal: 10040
PMD: Gidleigh South Chambered Cairn
Alternate name: Buttern Hill Chambered Cairn 1
Short Name: NT Gidleigh S
Butler map: 38.7.1
Butler Vol 5: p.157
DPD page: 147
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 8.0 x 6.0 x 0.5
Lidar: SX 6567 8855
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Wonson Telephone Box (2.0 km) [Route: 670]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Chagford The Square (4.5 km) [Route: 173,178,671]
Nearby sites: SX 6567 8855


"The remains of a Neolithic chambered cairn on Buttern Hill. The cairn survives as a mound standing up to 0.6 metres high. The chamber and associated entrance passage include seven orthostats, two of which form a portaled entrance. A leat runs to the west of the cairn."


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