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Dartmoor Site: Butterdon Down 2 Cairn

Butterdon Down 2 Cairn

OS Map: SX 75044 88423
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 78 NE 30
HER record: 20071
Alternate name: Butterdon Down 2
Short Name: CN:Butterdon 2
Grinsell: MORETONHAMPSTEAD 8
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Grinsell
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 7 x 1
Notes: Cairn, 7.8 meters in diameter and 1.1 meters high. It has an inner kerb 3.0 meters in diameter exposed by a central excavation pit. On the east side of this cairn there is an apparent semi-circle of spaced stones of rounded, earthfast, boulders. Possibly a peristalith. NMR 445433 B.
Nearby sites: SX75048842

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