Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Shavercombe Head (9+ cairns) Reported Cairn

Shavercombe Head (9+ cairns) Reported Cairn

OS Map: SX 60650 64900
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 66 NW 179
HER record: -1
Alternate name: Shavercombe Head (9+ cairns)
Short Name: CNxShavercom2
Butler map: 50.3
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Dimensions (m): 10-15.0 x 0.5-1.0
Notes: Nine circular mounds on high ground at Shavercombe Head. Each of these mounds looks like a barrow, but each is composed solely of peat and there are many other mounds in the vicinity suggesting that there is some form of natural or other agency causing this phenomena.
Nearby sites: SX60656490

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