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HER Number:MDV5571
Name:STANDING STONE in the Parish of Okehampton Hamlets

Summary

Vis=5/4/1978 (greeves) on the ridge or 'col' between the fishcombe water and a tributary of the redaven brook to the east, there is a prostrate granite stone. It is quite different in size and shape from other stones in the vicinity could this be the original stone which gave its name to longstone hill? it is lying a little north and west of the main group of cairns in the cairn cemetery on this ridge. C.3m high (worksheet). Vis=9/2/1994 (gerrard) recumbent stone 1.75m long, 0.8m wide, 0.45m thick (mpp).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 567 908
Map Sheet:SX59SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SE/33
  • Old SAM County Ref: 24163

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Unknown, MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA (Migrated Record). SDV331.

Vis=5/4/1978 (greeves) on the ridge or 'col' between the fishcombe water and a tributary of the redaven brook to the east, there is a prostrate granite stone. It is quite different in size and shape from other stones in the vicinity could this be the original stone which gave its name to longstone hill? it is lying a little north and west of the main group of cairns in the cairn cemetery on this ridge. C.3m high (worksheet). Vis=9/2/1994 (gerrard) recumbent stone 1.75m long, 0.8m wide, 0.45m thick (mpp).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260331.

Des=greeves, t. /worksheet.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260332.

Brailsford, j. W. /antiquity/12(1938)445,448/bronze age stone monuments of dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260333.

Des=mpp/133363.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV260334.

Butler, j. /dartmoor atlas of antiquities - the north/2(1990)215.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV260331Migrated Record:
SDV260332Migrated Record:
SDV260333Migrated Record:
SDV260334Migrated Record:
SDV331Migrated Record: Unknown. MIGRATED RECORD - MONUMENT PROTECTION PROGRAMME DATA. Monument Protection Programme. Unknown.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7620 - Okehampton Artillary Range

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM