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HER Number:MDV6220
Name:Alignment

Summary

An intermittent line of stones passes from the tumulus down the hill ne towards the west dart.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 612 743
Map Sheet:SX67SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX67SW/5/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STONE ALIGNMENT (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2201 BC (Between))

Full description

FLETCHER, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV10257.

Vis=9/11/1988 (rchme) no significant features identified (fletcher).


RCHME, CITING OS, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV144518.

Not a row, but remains of prehistoric field walling. Reference tovis=19/2/1980 (os) as on prowse's plan, there is a curvilinear bank of stones, of which a few large ones protrude the surface at intervals of 2m to 4m, and from 0.1m to 0.3m in height. There is no circle, but the line extends to the ne for about 20m and to the nw for 60m. It cannot now be seen to join the row of stones to the w and like those, it is not a stone row but the emergent part of a prehistoric field boundary (rchme, citing os).


RCHM APP 1985, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236460.

An intermittent line of stones passes from the tumulus down the hill ne towards the west dart. Not visible on raf photos (rchm app 1985).


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236463.

Prowse, a. B. /tda/33(1901)498/the antiquities of ockery and roundhill, dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236464.

Osa=sx67sw5.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236465.

Osa=sx67sw4.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236466.

Osa=sx67sw6.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236467.

Des=fletcher, m. J. /(9/11/1988)/rchme field investigation.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV236468.

Des=nvq/pers comm/(22/3/1995)/notes in smr.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV10257Migrated Record: FLETCHER.
SDV144518Migrated Record: RCHME, CITING OS.
SDV236460Migrated Record: RCHM APP 1985.
SDV236463Migrated Record:
SDV236464Migrated Record:
SDV236465Migrated Record:
SDV236466Migrated Record:
SDV236467Migrated Record:
SDV236468Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 11 2015 9:36AM