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Dartmoor Site: Fernworthy N. Cairn

Fernworthy N. Cairn

OS Map: SX 65537 84325
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 68 SE 55
HER record: 6563
Megalithic Portal: 35828
The Stone Rows of GB: Fernworthy 1
PMD: Fernworthy N Row
Alternate name: Fernworthy 1
Short Name: CN:FernworthyN
Butler map: 35.15.1
Grinsell: LYDFORD 20
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Notes: Newman Barrow E. Remains of a small cairn at the northern terminus of the double stone row north of the Fernworthy stone circle. The cairn has been damaged by past tree planting and the feature can be hard to identify as the remains are low to the ground and spread far beyond its original form. Radcliffe quotes Butler and also refers to HER/SMR number 6556 or 6562. "The 1898 plan shows a mound with a stone alongside as its northern terminus, probably a cairn, 1, with a retaining circle. This stone is still visible together with another at an angle, perhaps one side of a cist ..." (Butler Vol 2 pp. 164-5)
Nearby sites: SX65548433

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