Platform Cairn 30m North West of Fordsland Ledge


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Bronze Age

Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

Devon County Council

District Council

West Devon Borough Council


Okehampton Hamlets

Parliamentary Constituency

Central Devon

Grid Reference

SN576576 (257585, 88899)

WGS84 Coordinates

50.6817, -4.0161

Nearest Postcode

EX20 4HP

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The disturbed remains of a turf-and-heather-covered cairn at Fordsland Ledge. The feature measures 12.2m by 13.9m in diameter and the earthwork element stands 0.7m high. A number of large upright stones have been positioned in the centre of the mound suggesting its reuse as a small shelter.

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