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Dartmoor Site: Whitchurch Down (Warrens Cross) Ancient Pool

Whitchurch Down (Warrens Cross) Ancient Pool

Database entries

OS Map: SX 51153 73688
OS Source: Tom Greeves
HER: MDV127230
Alternate name: Whitchurch Down (Warrens Cross)
Short Name: PO:Whitchurch
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Greeves
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 38 x 18m
Lidar: SX 51153 73688
Nearest Bus Stop: Tavistock Higher Longford (1.2 km) [Route: 98,171,172]
Nearby sites: SX 51153 73688


"A pool measuring 38 by 18m. 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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