Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Hurston Ridge Stone Row Cairn

Hurston Ridge Stone Row Cairn

OS Map: SX 67268 82446
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 68 SE 10
HER record: 61939
PMD: Hurston Ridge Stone Row
Alternate name: Hurston Ridge Stone Row
Short Name: CN:Hurston R6
Butler map: 25.9
Butler Vol 5: p.221 & Fig.154
Grinsell: CHAGFORD 5
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: Butler
Cist Class: Maybe
Cairn Class: Yes
Dimensions (m): 6.5/7.0 x 0.5 C
Notes: The cairn at the upper end of the alignment measures 5.9 metres in diameter and stands up to a height of 0.6 metres. A large slab denoting the north eastern edge of the cairn may represent a second blocking stone of the associated alignment. A cinerary urn was found in the cairn. "The cairn has been throughly rifled ... It's shape is irregular ... but with no sign of the cist at one time visible here" (Butler Vol 2 p.30).
Nearby sites: SX67278245

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