Round Cairn 190m East of Cross Gate


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Bronze Age
Round Cairn

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

West Devon Borough Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Torridge and West Devon

Grid Reference

SN563563 (256318, 69522)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.5072, -4.02653

Nearest Postcode

PL20 6PE

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A flat-topped round cairn containing a cist situated on a south-facing slope below Leather Tor. The cairn mound measures 5.5 metres in diameter, stands up to 0.7 metres high and its southern edge is defined by a kerb of large stones set on edge. This kerb probably survives as a buried feature on the northern side of the mound. The centre of the mound has been partially excavated to reveal a cist. The interior of this cist measures 1 metre long by 0.7 metres wide and 0.4 metres deep. The southern end stone is missing and the capstone which measures 1 metre by 0.6 metres wide has been displaced and now lies a short distance to the south west of the cist.

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