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HER Number:MDV121906
Name:Standing Stone at northern end of Stone Alignment on Hurston Ridge, Chagford

Summary

Standing stone at northern end of the double stone alignment on Hurston Ridge

Location

Grid Reference:SX 673 825
Map Sheet:SX68SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishChagford
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX68SE/4/3
  • Old SAM Ref: 28779

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STANDING STONE (Early Bronze Age to Early Iron Age - 2200 BC to 700 BC)

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North, 30, Figure 25.3, Map 25 (Monograph). SDV219155.

A blocking stone is set across the northern end of Hurston Ridge stone row.


Passmore, A. J., 1997, Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape, 15 (Post-Graduate Thesis). SDV360382.


GeoInformation Group Ltd, 2010, 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution) (Aerial Photograph). SDV346026.

Stone visible on aerial photograph.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

'Standing Stone' shown on modern mapping at the northern end of the 'Stone Row'.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England, 1019577 (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

The lower northern end of the stone alignment is denoted by a blocking stone.


National Monument Record, 2018, Pastscape, 443788, SX68SE10 (Website). SDV360651.

At the north end there is a blocking stone over 1 metre high.

Sources / Further Reading

  • Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume Two - The North. Two. Paperback Volume. 30, Figure 25.3, Map 25.
  • Aerial Photograph: GeoInformation Group Ltd. 2010. 1:625 2010 Colour (12.5cm resolution). 2010 Aerial Photographs. Digital. [Mapped feature: #111359 ]
  • Post-Graduate Thesis: Passmore, A. J.. 1997. Boveycombehedd, Chagford, Devon: an archaeological investigation of a Diachronic landscape. King Alfred's College, Winchester. A4 Comb Bound. 15.
  • Website: National Monument Record. 2018. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 443788, SX68SE10.
  • Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
  • National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1019577.

Associated Monuments

MDV6541Part of: Hurston Ridge Stone Row, Chagford (Monument)
MDV61939Related to: Cairn at southern end of Stone Alignment on Hurston Ridge, Chagford (Monument)
MDV6668Related to: Hurston Ridge Prehistoric Enclosure, Chagford (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7505 - Boveycombehedd, Chagford: An Archaeological Investigation of a Diachronic Landscape

Date Last Edited:Apr 13 2018 11:01AM