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Glasscombe Ball N. Stone Row

Glasscombe Ball N. Stone Row

Photo taken on 21-03-2012

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Walk: The Erme East stone rows
OS Map: SX 65733 60429
OS Source: SRGB
HER: MDV5659
Megalithic Portal: 1952
The Stone Rows of GB: Glasscombe Ball North
PMD: Glasscombe Ball Stone Row
Alternate name: Glasscombe Ball N
Short Name: SR GlassBall N
Butler map: 56.13
DPD page: 78
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 84.5
Lidar: SX 65733 60429
Nearest Bus Stop: South Brent Pool Park (4.5 km) [Route: 38]
Nearby sites: SX 65733 60429


"A single stone row on the northern verge of Glasscombe Ball lies a little west of north from the row near Spurrell's Cross (SX 65 NE 16) and about a third of a mile from it" ... "A stone row extending between two cairns. The north-east cairn is 0.6m high and is now elongated north-west to south-east to 6.0m. by 4.0m, and is turf-covered. The south-west cairn, 4.0m. in diameter and 0.8m. high is of close-packed stones and turf-covered." Lethbridge p.78, diagram p.77 Row 2


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