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Sharp Tor Cairn

Sharp Tor Cairn

OS Map: SX 65004 61796
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 66 SE 53
HER record: 5764
Alternate name: Sharp Tor
Short Name: CN:Sharp Tor1
Butler map: 53.8.4
Grinsell: HARFORD 9
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 20.0 x 2.5
Notes: "This large cairn close to the summit of Sharp Tor is 25m in diameter and approximately 1.8m. high. It is built of stones on an earth and stone base the circumference of which projects beyond the stones. Rushes and other vegetation suggest the presence of a ditch around the mound."
Nearby sites: SX65006180

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