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Sharpitor E. Stone Row

Sharpitor E. Stone Row

Photo taken on 17-05-2019

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Walk: Sharpitor area Stone Rows and Cists
OS Map: SX 56171 70819
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 4991
Megalithic Portal: 2117
The Stone Rows of GB: Sharpitor North East
PMD: Sharpitor E Stone Row
Alternate name: Sharpitor NE
Short Name: SR Sharpitor E
Butler map: 45.13
DPD page: 21
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 27.5
Lidar: SX56177082
Notes: Described by Worth as "Sharpitor, foot of eastern slope". Listed by Butler as Sharpitor N.E. (which can be confused with another alleged row). "A stone row, with a cairn at the west end at SX 56147078, extends almost due west for 26.0m. to SX 56167078. The cairn, mutilated and amorphous, is now approximately 6.7m in diameter and 0.3m. high at its maximum. There are nine stones in the row, including three pairs, with an additional stone which seems to be displaced, all between 0.1m. and 0.3m. high. The east end of the row is terminated by a reave (SX 67 SE 91) which has cut across and evidently destroyed any westward extension." Lethbridge pp.20-22.
Nearby sites: SX56177082

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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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