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Dartmoor Site: Down Pool - Black Hill (Mary Tavy) Ancient Pool

Down Pool - Black Hill (Mary Tavy) Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 52285 82404
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127205
Alternate name: Down Pool - Black Hill (Mary Tavy)
Short Name: PO:Down Pool
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 23 x 24m
Lidar: SX 52285 82404
Nearby sites: SX 52285 82404


"Down Pool, Black Hill (Mary Tavy) measures 23 by 24m 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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