Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Piles Brook Head Reported Cairn

Piles Brook Head Reported Cairn

OS Map: SX 64900 61230
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 66 SW 97
HER record: -1
Alternate name: Piles Brook Head
Short Name: CN?Piles Bro3
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: NMR
Cairn Class: Maybe
Notes: High on the valley side a little to the South of the hallow of Piles Brook Head are the unrecorded relics of a dalmen. Of the two remaining uprights, one leaning, the other fallen, the longer measures 7 feet 6 inches and the smaller 4 feet 4 inches in length. Traces of a barrow are slight. (The caption to plate 153 reads "traces of a long barrow are slight.").
Nearby sites: SX64906123

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