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HER Number:MDV53417
Name:Same as MDV6002?

Summary

Double stone row, discovered in 1965 and sketch plan made. Starting c.9 paces ssw of laughter man, it extends for about 38 paces at 292 degrees magnetic. Ten stones visible, none above 12" high,, and a further 16 detected by probing. The ruins of a cairn may be at w end

Location

Grid Reference:SX 651 753
Map Sheet:SX67NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67NE/315
  • Old SAM Ref: 344659

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

QUINNELL, CITING WOOLNER, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV250593.

Vis=28/3/1965 (woolner) at sx625755. Double stone row, discovered in 1965 and sketch plan made. Starting c.9 paces ssw of laughter man, it extends for about 38 paces at 292 degrees magnetic. Ten stones visible, none above 12" high,, and a further 16 detected by probing. The ruins of a cairn may be at w end (quinnell, citing woolner).


RCHME, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV250594.

Vis=8/5/1989 (rchme) row identified at above ngr (woolner's ngr should read sx652755). Thirteen stones visible of a double row 15m long, starting 12m sw of laughter man. All stones low, 0.1m to 0.25m. Probing for others proved unsatisfactory.


QUINNELL, CITING RCHME PLAN + PERS. COMM. I.S. SAINSBURY, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250595.

A loose surface stone occurs 13m beyond the nw end but no cairn was identified. Five metres from the se end, but not aligned with the row, is a large flat turf covered slab (quinnell, citing rchme plan + pers. Comm. I. S. Sainsbury).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250596.

Des=quinnell, n. V. /(26/3/1995)/worksheet in pf.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV250597.

Des=ancient monuments/(30/9/2003)/as above.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Report - Survey: QUINNELL, CITING WOOLNER.
  • Report - Survey: RCHME.
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record:
  • Migrated Record: QUINNELL, CITING RCHME PLAN + PERS. COMM. I.S. SAINSBURY.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 11 2015 9:41AM