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Five Wells Megalith Tomb, Taddington, Buxton, 1976

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…