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Stalldown Encircled Cairn

Stalldown Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 19-03-2016

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Stalldown Stone Row [Photo Set 2]
OS Map: SX 63208 62489
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 66 SW 16
HER record: 4298
Megalithic Portal: 531
Alternate name: Stalldown Summit 3
Short Name: EC:Stalldown
Butler map: 54.18.3
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 19
Turner: F22
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 14.5 x 0.5
Lidar: SX63216249
Notes: Cairn with double or multiple ring. Butler Cairn 3 just to the west of the stone row, Butler Cairn 4 is just to the east. A flat topped turf-covered cairn 9.0m in diameter and 0.7m high, in good condition. Settings of Stones in and around the structure suggests a complex cairn circle. The author counted 17 stones in the circle around this cairn. This is difficult to see in the photo as most are concealed under vegetatio, the stone row can be seen in the background. Also visible towards the centre of the circle is a rectangular pit which is probably evidence of excavation. Turner F22, Type Fii
Nearby sites: SX63216249

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