Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
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Dartmoor Site: Cosdon Beacon Cairn

Cosdon Beacon Cairn

Cosdon Beacon Cairn

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Cosdon Hill Triple Stone Row
OS Map: SX 63620 91500
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 69 SW 21
HER record: 6883
Megalithic Portal: 10325
Alternate name: Cosdon Beacon 1
Short Name: CN:Cosdon Beac
Butler map: 40.7.1
Grinsell: SOUTH TAWTON 3
DPD page: 153
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 27.0 x 3.0
Notes: Butler Cosdon Beacon 1 Vol. 2. Map 40.7.1. (diagram of Cosdon Summit cairns on p.207). Grinsell SOUTH TAWTON 3 (Cawsand Beacon). Cairn 27m diameter, height 1.8m, crowned by modern stone heap and OS trig pillar. Large hollows in the top, from robbing, would have protected beacon fires.
Nearby sites: SX63629150

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