Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Down Tor, SE of, Tor cairn Cairn

Down Tor, SE of, Tor cairn Cairn

OS Map: SX 58105 69391
OS Source: Google
NMR: No record found
HER record: 61957
Alternate name: Down Tor, SE of, Tor cairn
Short Name: CN:DownTor1
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: HER
Cairn Class: Yes
Notes: "6m by 5.8m by 0.4m high. Two parallel lines of edge set stones form the n side of the cairn. They lead from a large granite outcrop situated to the w. The inner line of stones survives as a 4.3m long by 0.8m wide line of at least 10 stones. The outer is 4m long and also includes at least 10 stones. The s side is denoted by 9 stones set on top of a large granite boulder. The e side includes a jumble of large stones, with others lying on the slope directly below. The w side is formed by the tor. The area enclosed by these features measures 6m wide at the w end, 2.8m wide at the e end and up to 4.3m long e-w."
Nearby sites: SX58116939

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