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HER Number:MDV14776
Name:Alignment

Summary

Stone row c of the drizzlecombe group. A circled barrow is at the ne end and a menhir at the sw end. The row is single throughout and the stones are more widely spaced than in either of the other rows. Length 90m and direction of length n 44 degrees e. Row no.19 (worth).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 592 670
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/276
  • Old SAM County Ref: 462
  • Old SAM Ref: 24104
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STONE ALIGNMENT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Unknown, Unknown (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=12/3/1993 (gerrard) the easternmost stone alignment lies nearly parallel with the other 2 (see sx56ne/277 +80) and includes an 82.2m long, single row of 3 recumbent and 11 upright stones with an average height of 0.38m, although the blocking stone at the sw end is much larger, stands up to 4.2m high and is the tallest example on the moor. The spacing of the stones along the row varies between 3m and 4.5m (mpp).


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Stone row c of the drizzlecombe group. A circled barrow is at the ne end and a menhir at the sw end. The row is single throughout and the stones are more widely spaced than in either of the other rows. Length 90m and direction of length n 44 degrees e. Row no.19 (worth).


NMR, CITING OS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272597.

The shortest of the 3 drizzlecombe rows.76.5m long (84.5m if measured to centre of cairn). In addition to the large standing stone at sw end there are 14 stones in a single row, 3 of which are recumbent. Max height 0.8m (nmr, citing os).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272599.

Not visible 1946 raf verticals (rchm app 1985).


DNH:10/4/1996, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272602.

Smc granted for works concerning erosion repairs (dnh:10/4/1996).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272603.

Worth, r. H. /tda/78(1946)293 pl 35/the stone rows of dartmoor, part 1.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272604.

Emmett, d. D. /pdas/37(1979)111/stone rows: the traditional view reconsidered.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272605.

Balaam, n. , + smith, k. , + wainwright, g. /pps/48(1982)254.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272606.

Somers cocks, j. /a dartmoor century 1883-1983/(1983)39.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272607.

Fleming, a. /the dartmoor reaves/(1988) 97 105 figs 5 60.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272608.

Crossing, w. /guide to dartmoor/(1990)434-5.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272609.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities/3(1994)135-6.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272610.

Des=mpp/133415.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272611.

Des=nvq/pers comm/(22/3/1995)/notes in smr. As above (nvq).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272612.

Osa=sx56ne42.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272613.

Dnh/smc letter(10/4/1996)/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272614.

Das field guide/11(1995)/the drizzlecombe stone rows/in pf.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Migrated Record: NMR, CITING OS.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record: DNH:10/4/1996.
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  • Migrated Record: Unknown. Unknown. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
  • Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments

MDV4047Related to: Cairn at Drizzlecombe (Monument)
MDV3372Related to: Giant's Basin cairn, Drizzlecombe (Monument)
MDV14781Related to: Standing stone at Drizzlecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:May 22 2017 1:09PM