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Dartmoor Site: Stannon Newtake W. Cairn

Stannon Newtake W. Cairn

OS Map: SX 65330 81080
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 68 SE 23
HER record: 6657
Alternate name: Stannon Newtake W.
Short Name: CN:Stannon N5
Butler map: 35.21.2
Grinsell: LYDFORD 28
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 15
Dimensions (m): 6.0 x 0.7
Notes: Cairn a short distance to the north of the northernmost coaxial field boundary. The cairn survives as a 6.5m diameter mound up to 0.6m high. A central hollow is the result of excavation in 1896 which revealed a pit containing charcoal, burnt bone and a flint flake. A group of four edge set stones up to 1m high to the southeast are the remains of a stone alignment.
Nearby sites: SX65338108

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