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Dartmoor Site: Cosdon Beacon Platform Cairn Circle

Cosdon Beacon Platform Cairn Circle

Cosdon Beacon Platform Cairn Circle

Photo taken on 01-09-2013

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Cosdon Hill Triple Stone Row
OS Map: SX 63717 91719
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV6924
Megalithic Portal: 10325
Alternate name: Cosdon Beacon 5
Short Name: PC Cosdon 5
Butler map: 40.7.5
Grinsell: SOUTH TAWTON 1
Turner: E1
DPD page: 153
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 16.0 x 1.5
Lidar: SX 63717 91719
Nearest Bus Stop: Ramsley (1.9 km) [Route: 670,671,6A]
Nearby sites: SX 63717 91719


Cairn 13.5m diameter with signs of retaining circle. Crowned by modern stone heap. HER MDV6894. See also: NMR 444167. Lethbridge diagram p.152, photo bottom right p.153. Turner E1 (diagram p.59). Butler Cosdon Beacon 5 Vol. 2. Map 40.7.5. (diagram of Cosdon Summit cairns on p.207).


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