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|Description ||General view of Five Wells Chambered Cairn (Derbyshire) GR:SK124711. Reputed to be the highest megalithic tomb in Britain, Five Wells chambered cairn stands on the false crest of a limestone plateau, 427m (1400ft) high on Taddington Moor, overlooking the fertile Wye valley. The chambered cairn is now a shadow of its former self after the mound was removed by wall builders around 200 years ago and after extensive excavation by the local antiquarian Thomas Bateman in 1846. Only one of the chambers is still fully standing.|
|Bob the dowser |
|Very interesting site when visited on 12th may.|
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