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Trowlesworthy E. Stone Row

Trowlesworthy E. Stone Row

Photo taken on 27-06-2018

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Trowlesworthy, Settlements, Stone Row & Cairn Circle
OS Map: SX 57646 63972
OS Source: SRGB
HER: MDV2421
Megalithic Portal: 3516
The Stone Rows of GB: Trowlesworthy 1
PMD: Trowlesworthy E Stone Row
Alternate name: Trowlesworthy 1
Short Name: SR Trowles E
Butler map: 51.8.1
Butler Vol 5: p.229 & Fig.163
DPD page: 57
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 127.
Lidar: SX 57646 63972
Nearby sites: SX 57646 63972


Butler Trowlesworthy 1. "A Bronze Age stone alignment comprising a double stone row consisting of 99 upright and 8 recumbent stones running south-south-west from a possible stone circle near the foot of the south flank of Little Trowlesworthy Tor. The surviving length of the row is about 129 metres, it is bisected by a leat. The better preserved element of the row is down the slope from the leat. The circle comprises 8 main orthostat stones in a "kidney-shaped" plan. The south-west orthostat in the ring is surrounded by a number of smaller stones". Lethbridge p.57-8, diagram p.58. See also, Legendary Dartmoor: The Pulpit and Sea Views at Trowlesworthy 1


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