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Blackaton Down S. Cairn

Database entries

OS Map: SX 70732 79047
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV7412
Megalithic Portal: 16634
Alternate name: Blackaton Down S.
Short Name: CN:Blackaton S
Butler map: 20.12.2
Butler Vol 5: p.192 & Fig.136
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 19.5 x 0.6
Lidar: SX 70732 79047
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Widecombe in the Moor Car Park (2.5 km) [Route: 271]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Warren House Inn (3.8 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 70732 79047


['A' SX 7073 7904]. Tumuli on saddle, 'A' is 40 feet in diameter with a rim 1 ft. high. One of pair of cairns, this one is concave or "saucer" shaped. Butler Volume 1 Map 20.12.


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