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Bradmere Pool, Devon

Historical Description

Bradmere Pool, a pond in the NE of Dartmoor, Devonshire, 5 miles NW of Moreton-Hampstead. It occupies about 3 acres, is said to be unfathomable, continues full to the lip in the greatest droughts, and is thought by some to have been artificial and Druidical. An elliptical mound contiguous to it is also thought to have been Druidical; and a cromlech called the Spinster's Rock, with three supporting stones 7 feet high and an incumbent stone 15 feet long and 10 feet broad, is about 100 yards distant.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5