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Dartmoor Site: Hurston Ridge Stone Row Cairn (added)

Hurston Ridge Stone Row Cairn (added)

OS Map: SX 67273 82446
OS Source: PMD
NMR record: SX 68 SE 10
HER record: 61939
PMD: Hurston Ridge Stone Row
Alternate name: Hurston Ridge Stone Row
Short Name: CN:Hurston R6
Butler map: 25.9
Butler Vol 5: p.221 & Fig.154
Grinsell: CHAGFORD 5
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 6.5/7.0 x 0.5 C
Notes: The cairn at the upper end of the alignment measures 5.9 metres in diameter and stands up to a height of 0.6 metres. A large slab denoting the north eastern edge of the cairn may represent a second blocking stone of the associated alignment. A cinerary urn was found in the cairn. "The cairn has been throughly rifled ... It's shape is irregular ... but with no sign of the cist at one time visible here" (Butler Vol 2 p.30).
Nearby sites: SX67278245

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