Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
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Dartmoor Site: Branscombe's Loaf Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Branscombe's Loaf Stone Ring Cairn Circle

Branscombe's Loaf Stone Ring Cairn Circle

OS Map: SX 55305 89126
OS Source: Google
NMR: No record found
HER record: 48863
Megalithic Portal: 45843
Alternate name: Branscombe's Loaf
Short Name: RC:Branscombe
Turner: A57
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 18.5
Notes: Turner A57. One of 4 cairns on Corn Ridge - see Turner "Ring Cairns, Stone Circles and Related Monuments on Dartmoor" DASP No. 48 p59 for diagram of the 4 cairns. This one is a "tor cairn" - a circular bank enclosing a rocky outcrop. The circle can be seen clearly on Google Earth satellite imagery.
Nearby sites: SX55318913

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