Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Three Barrows Cairn

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Three Barrows Cairn

Three Barrows Cairn

Photo taken on 23-04-2017

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Walk: The Erme East stone rows
OS Map: SX 65315 62601
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 66 SE 55
HER record: 5666
Megalithic Portal: 45593
PMD: Three Barrows NW
Alternate name: Three Barrows Central
Short Name: CN:3 Barrows
Butler map: 54.20
Butler Vol 5: p.53
Grinsell: SOUTH BRENT 6
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 1 56 63
Dimensions (m): 43.0 x 3.5
Notes: "Three very large cairns known as the Three Barrows (see SX 66 SE 54, 56), one of which, being about 50 yards in diameter, and 8 feet high, is reputed to be perhaps the largest on Dartmoor". See also HER Southern cairn 5830 and HER Northern cairn 5746
Nearby sites: SX65326260

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