Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Roos Tor N. Cairn

Roos Tor N. Cairn

OS Map: SX 54860 77650
OS Source: HER
NMR record: SX 57 NW 27
HER record: 4120
Megalithic Portal: 35802
Alternate name: Langstone Moor S.2
Short Name: CN:Langston S2
Butler map: 31.19.2
Grinsell: PETER TAVY 34
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 5.8 x 0.3
Notes: "Two round barrows on Peter Tavy Great Common. (A) SX54847764 A flat topped stony mound, probably a cairn, about 12m E-W by 11m transversely and of 0.6m maximum height. There is no apparent kerb and the edges are ill-defined. It is predominantly turf-covered but a small area of stones is exposed in the NW quadrant presumably the site of the 1899 excavation.(B) SX54887765 Located 45m ENE of 'A' or probable cairn visible as a turf covered mound about 5m in diameter and 0.3m high. No kerb is evident and the centre has been disturbed. The mounds are both quite prominently situated on the summit of a gently domed ridge of rough grassland which is generally devoid of surface stone."
Nearby sites: SX54867765

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