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Three Barrows Cairn

Three Barrows Cairn

Photo taken on 23-04-2017

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Walk: The Erme East stone rows
OS Map: SX 65315 62601
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV5666
Megalithic Portal: 45593
PMD: Three Barrows NW
Alternate name: Three Barrows Central
Short Name: CN 3 Barrows
Butler map: 54.20
Butler Vol 5: p.53
Grinsell: SOUTH BRENT 6
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 1 56 63
Dimensions (m): 43.0 x 3.5
Lidar: SX 65315 62601
Nearest Bus Stop: South Brent Pool Park (5.6 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 65315 62601


"Three very large cairns known as the Three Barrows (see SX 66 SE 54, 56), one of which, being about 50 yards in diameter, and 8 feet high, is reputed to be perhaps the largest on Dartmoor". See also HER Southern cairn 5830 and HER Northern cairn 5746


These are selected references with an emphasis on out of copyright sources linked as PDFs. For more detailed references try any linked HER or PMD record above.

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