Two Kerbed Platform Cairns 240m North of the Pest House, St Helen's

Isles of Scilly

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Bronze Age
Ring Cairn

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council (Unitary)

Isles Of Scilly

Parish

Tresco

Parliamentary Constituency

St Ives

Grid Reference

SV900900 (89964, 17078)

WGS84 Coordinates

49.9725, -6.32472

Nearest Postcode

TR24 0PU

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Notes

Bronze Age cairnfield consisting of four ring cairns on the slight north west facing slope of St Helen's. The first is 4m diameter with a ring of earth with protruding, spaced, stones 1m wide and 0.2 m high. The second is oval 4m by 3m with a ring 0.4 m wide and 0.2 m high incorporate two contiguous slabs embedded on edge. The third is 6m in diameter with a ring with spaced stones averaging 1m wide and 0.3 m high. The last cairn is 4m in diameter with a ring of spaced stones which averages 0.7 m wide and 0.2 m high. Scheduled.

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