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Dartmoor Site: Gidleigh - North Chambered Tomb

Gidleigh - North Chambered Tomb

Gidleigh - North Chambered Tomb

Photo taken on 29-05-2021

Database entries

OS Map: SX 65867 88956
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV6212
Megalithic Portal: 45581
PMD: Gidleigh North Chambered Cairn
Alternate name: Buttern Hill Chambered Cairn 2
Short Name: NT Gidleigh N
Butler map: 38.7.2
Butler Vol 5: p.157
Grinsell: List A GIDLEIGH 1
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Lidar: SX 65867 88956
Nearby sites: SX 65867 88956


"A chambered cairn located on an east facing slope of Buttern Hill. The cairn mound measures 26 metres long and 9 metres wide and stands up to 1 metre high. Several set stones at the western end of the mound represent the remains of a passage leading towards a chamber."


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