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Great Links Tor Cairn

Database entries

OS Map: SX 54922 86496
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV4653
Megalithic Portal: 10043
Alternate name: Great Links Tor
Short Name: CN:GreatLinksT
Butler map: 43.13
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 16.0 x 1.4
Lidar: SX 54922 86496
Nearest Bus Stop: Fox and Hounds Hotel (2.4 km) [Route: 118]
Nearby sites: SX 54922 86496


"cairn with hollow in centre. Diam 17.5m, height 1.6m. ... (grinsell) 18.0m diameter, 1.4m high. Siting - hillspur. ... (gerrard) cairn mound measures 19m in diameter and stands up to 1.5m high. An irregular shaped hollow in the centre of the mound, measuring 4m long, 3m wide and up to 1.3m deep, suggests partial early excavation or robbing (mpp)."


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