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HER Number:MDV106412
Name:Stone circle on the south-east corner of Yennadon Down

Summary

A well defined and complete circle approximately 11 metres in diameter and 0.25 to 0.3 metres in height with internal level ground. Sited on south facing gentle slope of Yennadon Down near the old railway track. Seven stones visible on the southern perimeter.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 549 678
Map Sheet:SX56NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric stone circle measuring approximately 11 metres in diameter on Yennadon Down, remains consist of seven stones in situ on the southern perimeter

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STONE CIRCLE (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC (Between))

Full description

Wannell, R., 2014, Stone circle on Yennadon Down, Photograph included (Worksheet). SDV356356.

A well defined and complete circle approximately 11 metres in diameter and 0.25 to 0.3 metres in height with internal level ground. Sited on south facing gentle slope of Yennadon Down near the old railway track.
The circle is defined by a low grass and moss covered bank with 7 granite stones on the southern perimeter. It lies within an area of extensive bracken growth and is probably obscured in the summer months.
Photograph of the circle included. GPS grid reference: SX54907 67815.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV356356Worksheet: Wannell, R.. 2014. Stone circle on Yennadon Down. Worksheet. Digital. Photograph included. [Mapped feature: #65935 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 15 2015 11:44AM