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Dartmoor Site: Shapley Common 2 Cairn

Shapley Common 2 Cairn

OS Map: SX 69869 82580
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 68 SE 86
HER record: 6726
Alternate name: Shapley Common 2
Short Name: CN:Shapley C6
Butler map: 23.5.2
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 8.0 x 0.7
Notes: A disturbed heather covered cairn lies on the gently sloping north east flank of Shapley Tor. The slightly ovoid mound measures 8.6 metres north to south by 8 metres and stands a maximum of 1 metres high. An ovoid hollow 2.5 metres by 3 metres and around 0.4 metres deep is visible in the centre of this feature.
Nearby sites: SX69878258

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