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HER Number:MDV14777
Name:Drizzlecombe Stone Rows

Summary

Stone row a of the drizzlecombe group. An uncircled barrow at the ne end, a fallen menhir at the sw end.146m long, direction of length n 47 degrees 30' e. Part of row is double, part single, probably never wholly double. Row no.17 (worth).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 591 669
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/277
  • 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

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Vis=1/2/1979 (os) double stone row, the southernmost of the three at drizzlecombe overall length to cairn 150m. Ninety stones are visible, 28 in one row, 62 in the other (6 stones are recumbent). The doubling starts half way along and runs towards the cairn. Standing stone at sw end 1.8m x 0.4m, 3.2m high.


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272645.

Recorded (rchm app 1985).


DNH:10/4/1996, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272648.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272649.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272650.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272651.

Osa=sx56ne46/plan, photograph.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272652.

Worth, r. H. /tda/72(1940)194/plan.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV272653.

Aph=nmr sf2134/79(12/4/1983).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272654.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272655.

Somers cocks, j. Et al/dartmoor preservation association/(1983)39; pl 39.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272656.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272657.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272658.

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


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272659.

Des=mpp/133413.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272661.

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


WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Stone row a of the drizzlecombe group. An uncircled barrow at the ne end, a fallen menhir at the sw end.146m long, direction of length n 47 degrees 30' e. Part of row is double, part single, probably never wholly double. Row no.17 (worth).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272660.

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


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980, SX65NE71 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV138543.

As above (nvq).


Devon Archaeological Society, 1995, The Drizzlecombe Stone Rows (Leaflet). SDV272662.

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

Sources / Further Reading

  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980. SX65NE71. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
  • Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
  • Migrated Record: DNH:10/4/1996.
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  • Migrated Record: WORTH.
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  • Leaflet: Devon Archaeological Society. 1995. The Drizzlecombe Stone Rows. Field Guide. 11. Leaflet.

Associated Monuments

MDV14781Related to: Standing stone at Drizzlecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 16 2013 1:11PM