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Dartmoor Site: Royal Hill Cairn

Royal Hill Cairn

OS Map: SX 61817 71957
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 SW 40
HER record: 6310
Megalithic Portal: 34957
Alternate name: Royal Hill E.1
Short Name: CN:Royal Hill
Butler map: 65.5.1
Grinsell: LYDFORD 93
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 15.5 x 2.0
Notes: "This impressive disturbed turf-covered cairn on the summit area of Royal Hill at 394m OD. It measures 16.4m (N-S) by 15.6m (E-W) with a maximum height of 1.8m. The flattish top has an off-centre pit 4.5m by 2.4m and 0.8m deep with some upcast material dumped around the top edge. Damage to the perimeter, reported in 1982 (8), has mostly been reinstated. The cairn is variously named Broken Barrow, Broken Barrows and Brokenborough"

Nearby sites: SX61827196

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