Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Hameldown Tor Cairn

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Hameldown Tor Cairn

Hameldown Tor Cairn

Photo taken on 19-08-2017

OS Map: SX 70318 80574
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 78 SW 12
HER record: 8768
Megalithic Portal: 16628
Alternate name: Hameldown Tor
Short Name: CN:HameldonTor
Butler map: 20.8
Grinsell: MANATON 2
Turner: E54
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): c.13.0 x 0.4
Notes: Grinsell MANATON 2. Butler Volume 1 Map 20.8. Cairn on hameldown tor.(diam 14m. Heig 700mm)a denuded cairn with kerb of large stones on northern half only. Pillar and conical mound of small stones of evidently modern date. Remainder of kerb visible (11 stones). Remainder of cairn largely grassed over but head sized granite boulders visible (os trig. Point and recent mound of stones on top).
Nearby sites: SX70328057

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