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White Tor Circle and Earthworks.[750 x 563 JPG]
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|Description ||Almost invisible from the path, this structure could be clearly seen in the afternoon shadows walking down White Tor Hillfort (SW) towards the path.
The elements of the site include:
- A Stone Circle formed by 15 small stones (up to 40/50cm high) surrounded by a small earthen bank.
- An avenue flanked by two earthen banks, starting in the circle and oriented SW (235º to be precise).
- A semi-destroyed earth tumulus at the other end of the avenue.
All the area limited by the earthen banks (the circle and the avenue) is covered by fist-sized stones.
The structure of the place is as follows (Right is 235º):
Circle + Avenue + Tumulus
Regardless of the authenticity of this site the view is certainly breathtaking, especially late in the afternoon when this picture was taken (pity about the cloud though).|
|Andy B |
|We've consulted with Dartmoor expert Brian Byng. He thinks this is a wartime feature but is not sure, he's going to go and have a look.|
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