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Treswallock Downs

Cairn(s)

<b>Treswallock Downs</b>Posted by thesweetcheatImage © A. Brookes (20.6.2019)
Nearest Town:Bodmin (11km S)
OS Ref (GB):   SX116778 / Sheet: 200
Latitude:50° 34' 8.11" N
Longitude:   4° 39' 38.84" W

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Pastscape descriptions of two cairns on Treswallock Downs:
SX 11607782

The mutilated cairn comprises a ragged, turf-covered mound which incorporates an incomplete kerb of upright slabs (the tallest is 1.1m high). The overall dimensions of the mound are about 7.2m by 6.9m although much of its centre and north-west side have been robbed; the kerb is approximately 4.4m in diameter.

The cairn material may have originally been contained within the standing slabs.

SX 11627783

A disturbed turf-covered cairn approximately 7.7m in diameter and 0.4m high. It has traces of a kerb fringe of the mound. Its top has been mutilated and a large earthfast boulder lies to one side of an 0.3m deep central pit.
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
13th November 2019ce
Edited 13th November 2019ce