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HER Number:MDV14778
Name:STANDING STONE in the Parish of Sheepstor


Drizzlecombe group. Menhir at sw end of row a, 3.78m long as fallen, 3.15m as erected (worth).


Grid Reference:SX 591 669
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56NE/277/2
  • Old SAM County Ref: 462
  • Old SAM Ref: 24104
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description


Vis=12/3/1993 (gerrard) when originally surveyed by worth, the blocking stone was recumbent, however, as a result of the interest generated by his survey, the stone was re-erected in july 1893, following a small scale excavation by baring-gould and others to locate the original socket hole (mpp).

WORTH, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV6808.

Drizzlecombe group. Menhir at sw end of row a, 3.78m long as fallen, 3.15m as erected (worth).

RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272567.

Recorded (rchm app 1985).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272569.

Worth, r. H. /tda/78(1946)293/the stone rows of dartmoor, part 1.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272570.


Untitled Source (Aerial Photograph). SDV272571.

Aph=nmr sf2134/79(12/4/1983).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272572.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV272573.

Das field guide/11(1995)/the drizzlecombe stone rows/in pf.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV272567Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV272569Migrated Record:
SDV272570Migrated Record:
SDV272571Aerial Photograph:
SDV272572Migrated Record:
SDV272573Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.
SDV6808Migrated Record: WORTH.

Associated Monuments

MDV14781Related to: Standing stone at Drizzlecombe (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 10 2015 12:09PM