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Cosdon Beacon Cairn

Cosdon Beacon Cairn

Photo taken on 01-09-2013

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Cosdon Hill Triple Stone Row
OS Map: SX 63611 91502
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 69 SW 21
HER record: 6883
Megalithic Portal: 10325
Alternate name: Cosdon Beacon 1
Short Name: CN:Cosdon 1
Butler map: 40.7.1
Grinsell: SOUTH TAWTON 3
DPD page: 153
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 27.0 x 3.0
Lidar: SX63619150
Notes: Cairn 27m diameter, height 1.8m, crowned by modern stone heap and OS trig pillar. Large hollows in the top, from robbing, would have protected beacon fires. Butler Cosdon Beacon 1 Vol. 2. Map 40.7.1. (diagram of Cosdon Summit cairns on p.207).
Nearby sites: SX63619150

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