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Dartmoor Site: Haytor Chambered Tomb

Haytor Chambered Tomb

OS Map: SX 75760 76400
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 77 NE 65
HER record: 61778
Alternate name: Haytor
Short Name: CN:Haytor Ch1
Butler map: 1.
Butler Vol 5: p.158 & Fig.97
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): c.3.0 x 1.4 wide
Notes: Haytor chambered tomb to the west of the Haytor track. Circular mound circa 4 metres diameter surrounds a rectangular chamber, circa 3 metres by 1.4 metres, tapering slightly towards one end, partially filled with soil. One of pair of larger slabs at entrance on downhill edge of mound has collapsed inwards, the other stands c irca 1 metre above interior. Most of slabs forming sides of chamber appear in place but capstones have been removed. Entrance oriented south of east.
Nearby sites: SX75767640

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