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Dartmoor Site: Birch Tor Ancient Pool

Birch Tor Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 68686 81656
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127183
Alternate name: Birch Tor
Short Name: PO:Birch Tor
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 15.5m
Lidar: SX 68686 81656
Nearby sites: SX 68686 81656


"The pool at Birch Tor measures around 15.5m. One of over 40 such 'sacred' pools identified on Dartmoor that are thought to have potentially been designed during the prehistoric period."


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