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Dartmoor Site: Hookney Tor Cairn

Hookney Tor Cairn

Database entries

OS Map: SX 69905 81314
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV6611
Megalithic Portal: 34982
Alternate name: Hookney Tor summit
Short Name: CN:HookneyTor
Butler map: 20.7
Grinsell: NORTH BOVEY 2
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Lidar: SX 69905 81314
Nearest Bus Stop: Warren House Inn (2.5 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 69905 81314


Tor cairn north of Hookney Tor and resembling a barrow in shape. Enough of the topsoil has been removed to show that the mound is a natural outcrop feature covered with turf and heather, enclosed on three sides by a broken turf and stone bank. A footpath approaching the west side has probably effaced the remainder of the circuit.


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