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HER Number:MDV13056
Name:Standing stone 240 meters north of East Bowden


Small standing stone north of East Bowden, near three prehistoric cairns. This site is included in the local list of Nationally Important Dartmoor sites.


Grid Reference:SX 604 933
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Deserted Medieval settlement, cropmark enclosure, cairns and standing stone to the south-east of Lower Halstock farm

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/79
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Greeves, T. + Daggett, R., 1980, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV337254.

Small standing stone, from memory not more than about 1.0 metre high, a short distance west of a possible prehistoric cairn.

Gerrard, S., 2004, List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor (Un-published). SDV345444.

This site was considered for designation as a Scheduled Ancient Monument during the Monument Protection Programme. The programme ended before the entire list of sites was successfully scheduled so this is included on a local list of Nationally Important Sites.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337254Site Visit: Greeves, T. + Daggett, R.. 1980. Worksheet. Worksheet.
SDV345444Un-published: Gerrard, S.. 2004. List of Sites Remaining to be Considered for Designation on Dartmoor. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV13057Related to: Cairn 235 meters north-east of East Bowden (Monument)
MDV13055Related to: Cairns 180 meters to the north of East Bowden (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2015 9:37AM