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Challacombe Down Cairn Circle

Challacombe Down Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 18-04-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Challacombe Down Triple Stone Row
OS Map: SX 68980 80840
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 68 SE 28
HER record: 49462
Megalithic Portal: 1819
PMD: Challacombe Down Stone Row
Alternate name: Challacombe Down
Short Name: CC:Challacombe
Butler map: 24.3
Butler Vol 5: p.239 & Fig.169
Turner: G20
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: Maybe
Dimensions (m): 8
Lidar: SX68988084
Notes: Dubious site - the current arrangement relates to stones placed during restoration of the stone row. See Worth (1953) p. 226 on how "nothing coherent" came of attempts to re-erect stones scattered to the west of the north end of the row which gave the appearance of a stone circle.
Nearby sites: SX68988084

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