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Dartmoor Site: Black Hill A (Manaton) Ancient Pool

Black Hill A (Manaton) Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 76188 78885
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127184
Alternate name: Black Hill A (Manaton)
Short Name: PO:BlackHillA
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 10-11m
Lidar: SX 76188 78885
Nearby sites: SX 76188 78885


"The pool at Black Hill measures 10-11m. 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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