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HER Number:MDV6936
Name:Alignment

Summary

A stone row on the western slopes of oke tor. The stone row runs a little north of west and south of east directly downhill towards the river(east okement). It is single, and runs between two large stone slabs which probably once formed part of cists, and at the further end two large stones lying prone within 2m of each other. One of the two slabs is set amidst other stones which may have formed a circle. Between the slabs is a fallen stone.(worth). Grinsell gives ngr 610-902- for apparently the same site. The cist is contained in the remains of a cairn.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 611 901
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/64

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

EAST OKEMENT, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269392.

A stone row on the western slopes of oke tor. The stone row runs a little north of west and south of east directly downhill towards the river(east okement). It is single, and runs between two large stone slabs which probably once formed part of cists, and at the further end two large stones lying prone within 2m of each other. One of the two slabs is set amidst other stones which may have formed a circle. Between the slabs is a fallen stone.(worth). Grinsell gives ngr 610-902- for apparently the same site. The cist is contained in the remains of a cairn.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269394.

Worth, r. N. /tda/26(1894)301/the stone rows of dartmoor.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269395.

Osa=sx69sw29.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269396.

Osa=sx69sw43.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269397.

Worth, r. H. /dartmoor/(1953)218.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269398.

Grinsell, l. V. /pdas/36(1978)143.


Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV269399.

Nar=sx69sw29.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269400.

Des=rchm field record sheet/(14/7/1993)/in smr.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV269401.

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


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1980, SX65NE71 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV138543.

Not visible on 1946 raf photo (rchm app 1985). Vis=14/7/1993 (rchm) no evidence of stone row or cairn visible and ground in vicinity is heavily strewn with clitter (rchm). Vis=has never been found. Rh worth no 32 implies that he looked for it after rn worth's death. Not found by os in 1978 (nvq).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV138543Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1980. SX65NE71. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV269392Migrated Record: EAST OKEMENT.
SDV269394Migrated Record:
SDV269395Migrated Record:
SDV269396Migrated Record:
SDV269397Migrated Record:
SDV269398Migrated Record:
SDV269399National Monuments Record Database:
SDV269400Migrated Record:
SDV269401Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 11 2015 9:38AM