Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Shell Top W.1 Cairn

Shell Top W.1 Cairn

OS Map: SX 59110 63780
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 56 SE 223
HER record: 56855
Alternate name: Shell Top W.1
Short Name: CN:ShellTopW1
Butler map: 51.4.1
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 7.0 x 0.5
Notes: Round cairn. Mound measures 8.5 metres north-south by 7 metres east-west and stands up to 1.1 metres high. Two separate hollows dug into the mound suggest partial early excavation or robbing. A post medieval boundary stone lies at the west-south-west foot of the mound and may have once stood upright on the cairn.
Nearby sites: SX59116378

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