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Dartmoor Site: Burford Down Stone Row

Burford Down Stone Row

Burford Down Stone Row

Photo taken on 19-03-2011

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Burford Down stone row and cairns
OS Map: SX 63695 60165
OS Source: SRGB
HER record: 4333
Megalithic Portal: 1463
The Stone Rows of GB: Burford Down
PMD: Burford Down Stone Row
Alternate name: Burford Down
Short Name: SR Burford Dn
Butler map: 54.17
DPD page: 70
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Barrow Report: 14 40
Dimensions (m): 508
Lidar: SX63706017
Notes: "This single stone row on a slight north slope extends from a crest at 260m OD to a col at 255m OD. It can be traced from its south terminal, marked by a cairn, at SX 63706017 for 336m, bearing 1o, to a possible blocking stone at SX 63706051 and of different character for a further 120m to SX63706062. The recumbent stone, considered ... to be the north terminal lies yet a further 47m distant at SX 63706067." See also: Sea Views at Burford Down
Nearby sites: SX63706017

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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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