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Burford Down Encircled Cairn

Burford Down Encircled Cairn

Photo taken on 19-03-2011

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Burford Down stone row and cairns
OS Map: SX 63704 60178
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 66 SW 57
HER record: 4257
Megalithic Portal: 719
PMD: Burford Down Stone Row
Alternate name: Burford Down stone row
Short Name: EC:BurfordDown
Butler map: 54.17
Grinsell: HARFORD 5
Turner: F10
DPD page: 70
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cairn Class: Yes
Barrow Report: 14 40
Dimensions (m): 9.5 x 0.3
Lidar: SX63706018
Notes: "The south terminal cairn, 9.0m diameter and 0.6m high, has a central depression, about 2.5m diameter and 0.4m deep, and is edged by 3 upright and 2 fallen orthostats, average 0.7m by 0.2m and up to 0.9m high, the remains of a retaining circle or peristalith."
Nearby sites: SX63706018

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