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Cosdon Hill Encircled Cairn

Cosdon Hill Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 12-09-2021

OS Map: SX 63350 92479
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 69 SW 105
HER record: 13064
Megalithic Portal: 22695
Alternate name: Cosdon Hill N.4
Short Name: EC:Cosdon N4
Butler map: 40.9
Grinsell: SOUTH TAWTON 10
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): c.7.0 x 0.4
Lidar: SX63359248
Notes: Cairn at the junction of two Bronze Age reaves. "Round cairn on Cosdon Hill, measuring 7.3 metres in diameter and standing up to 0.8 metres high. A number of edge set stones visible around the southern side of the cairn mound suggests the existence of a kerb. There is a hollow in the north side of the mound, probably the result of partial robbing or an early excavation."
Nearby sites: SX63359248

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