Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Penn Beacon 1 Cairn Circle & Cist

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Penn Beacon 1 Cairn Circle & Cist

Penn Beacon 1 Cairn Circle & Cist

Photo taken on 25-08-2017

OS Map: SX 59532 62482
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 56 SE 62
HER record: 12909
PMD: Penn Beacon 1
Alternate name: Penn Beacon 1 stone row
Short Name: CT:Penn Beac2
Butler map: 52.14.1
Grinsell: CORNWOOD 3
DPD page: 61
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Yes
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 17.0 x 1.2 C
Notes: A cairn on the lower slope of Penn Beacon, close to stone row (sx56se/2). Opened in 1872 by Spence Bate and Oliver: a fine cist was found, a stone implement and many pot fragments, one quite substantial. The cairn stands at the north end of a double stone row which extends for 7.0m. The cist is not visible. See also: Bate's 1872 Report
Nearby sites: SX59536248

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