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Dartmoor Site: Yes Tor W Cairn

Yes Tor W Cairn

Yes Tor W Cairn

Photo taken on 26-06-2022

Database entries

OS Map: SX 57955 90210
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV4813
Megalithic Portal: 36416
Alternate name: Yes Tor 1
Short Name: CN Yes Tor W
Butler map: 42.1.1
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 29
Lidar: SX 57955 90210
Nearby sites: SX 57955 90210


Western of two round barrows on the summit of yes tor. About 36.6m nw of flag staff on the top of yes tor is an incomplete ring of rough granite boulders varying in size but generally 0.3m - 0.9m. Long. The ring is about 6.1m long and is defective on the north east side where there is evidence of a slightly sunken trackway. In the interior of this ring the ground is slightly irregular and contains blocks of granite. At the south western part of the circle a smaller circle of stones abuts on the previous circle. Butler Volume 2 Map 42.1.


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