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Dartmoor Site: Shoveldown N.W.2 Cairn

Shoveldown N.W.2 Cairn

OS Map: SX 64310 86300
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 68 NW 64
HER record: 54501
Alternate name: Shoveldown N.W.2
Short Name: CN:Shovel NW2
Butler map: 37.5.2
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 4.5 x 0.3
Notes: "a turf-covered cairn on the gentle w-facing slope of langridge overlooking the north teign river. It measures 5.5m in diam with a maximum height of 0.6m. The steeply sloping sides give way to a virtually flat top with a slight hollow sw of centre. There are no obvious signs of robbing or excavation (probert)"
Nearby sites: SX64318630

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