Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
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Dartmoor Site: Cholwich Town (site of) Cairn Circle

Cholwich Town (site of) Cairn Circle

OS Map: SX 58460 62250
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 56 SE 33
HER record: 49508
Megalithic Portal: 770
PMD: Cholwich Town Stone Row
Alternate name: Cholwichtown stone row
Short Name: CC:Cholwich
Butler map: 48.
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 5
Turner: G27
Exist: No
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 4.9
Notes: Turner Stone Circle G27. Site of former cairn circle. "the row, extending over 700ft, consisted of uprights 2-3ft. high and 3ft. apart, the circle, at the northern end of the row, was 15ft. in diameter with seven upright stones. The site was excavated in 1961, and the sockets of many missing stones were found, also a pit 8ft. in diameter in the centre of the circle. "
Nearby sites: SX58466225

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