Childe's Tomb
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 30.973 W 003° 56.385
30U E 433375 N 5596450
Quick Description: A Granite Cross with a kistvaen on Dartmoor, Devon UK.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/21/2007 8:04:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM1Q3R
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Chris777
Views: 44

Long Description:
There is a legend with this cross see link for details:
(visit link)

Type of cross: Latin cross

Material used: Stone (granite, sandstone, marble, ...)

Characteristics of this cross:
This cross has been erected over a kistvaen (burial chamber) of Childe the Hunter. The cross is 3 feet 4 inches tall and 1 foot 8 inches across the arms. Altogether the cross stands 7 feet 2 inches above the ground.


Describe the location:
On open moorland near Fox Tor Mire.


Is this cross commemorative ?: Yes

Year of manufacture: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photograph of this cross.
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