Eastern White Barrow

Eastern White Barrow is a commanding hill on southern Dartmoor that, like its nearby Western cousin, has fantastic views in all directions. North can be seen the clay spoil heap at Redlake and South Hams stretches out beneath you to the south. Eastern White Barrow has a very large Bronze Age cairn at its summit and due to its circular shape it resembles a submarine from most directions, the truth however is that it is a burial structure. Parking at Shipley Bridge is the best approach to this hill, heading up over Black Tor and Brent Moor. No military ranges are in this area.

Height – 474metres          OS Grid Reference – SX664651

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Eastern White Barrow on the left from Redlake

Eastern White Barrow on the left from Redlake

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Redlake in the centre from Eastern White Barrow, River Avon in the valley to the right

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Looking to Western White Barrow from the Eastern one!

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Looking to Three Barrows and Old Hill Tor from Eastern White Barrow

Looking back up to Eastern White Barrow with its submarine cairn

Looking back up to Eastern White Barrow with its submarine cairn

Eastern White Barrow from its Western cousin

Eastern White Barrow from its Western cousin

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