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HER Number:MDV130912
Name:Stone alignment, Cripdon Down


Hemery (1983) records a stone row here.


Grid Reference:SX 735 808
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX78SW73
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 898366

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STONE ALIGNMENT (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Hemery, E., 1983, High Dartmoor, 724-5 (Monograph). SDV249702.

Stone row, Cripdon Down. North-west of the hut circles depicted on the Ordnance Survey map (SX 78 SW 17) and west of the Cripdon Down summit pile is a single stone row, 120 yards long passing over the crest of the Down. At the northern end is a very large fallen slab (destroyed cist?). The lower, southern end has stones of a greater size than the majority, one 7 feet long could have former a blocking stone. The stones are evenly spaced and not generally large.

Historic England, 2021-2022, NRHE to HER website, Accessed 21/06/2021 (Website). SDV364039.

(SX735808. Stone row approximately located from Hemery's description and OS 10560 1963).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV249702Monograph: Hemery, E.. 1983. High Dartmoor. High Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 724-5.
SDV364039Website: Historic England. 2021-2022. NRHE to HER website. https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/NRHE. Website. Accessed 21/06/2021. [Mapped feature: #130786 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8694 - The Defence of Britain Project

Date Last Edited:Jun 21 2021 4:02PM