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Glasscombe Ball N. Stone Row

Glasscombe Ball N. Stone Row

Photo taken on 21-03-2012

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Walk: The Erme East stone rows
OS Map: SX 65733 60429
OS Source: SRGB
HER record: 5659
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: SX65736043
Notes: "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
Nearby sites: SX65736043

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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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