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Assycombe Standing Stone

Assycombe Standing Stone

Photo taken on 25-07-2015

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Assycombe Double Stone Row
OS Map: SX 66101 82649
OS Source: PDW
HER record: 6537
Megalithic Portal: 1738
PMD: Assycombe Standing Stone
Alternate name: Assycombe
Short Name: SS Assycombe
Butler map: 35.19
DPD page: 135
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 2.0
Lidar: SX66108265
Notes: Bronze Age stone row and cairn, Assycombe. The double stone row is 120m long terminating in the cairn at the North-East end. The South-West end is blocked by a stone 2.0m high. The largest stone, 2m high, lies at the E end and was re-erected re-erected by Baring-Gould in 1892 or 1893. The cairn is 8.4m in diameter and 0.6m high.
Nearby sites: SX66108265

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These are selected references with an emphasis on out of copyright sources linked as PDFs. For more detailed references try any linked HER record. For some records there are very good resources on the Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor (PMD) website by Bill Radcliffe. Barrow reports are linked above as are references to Butler, Grinsell and Turner.

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