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Shoveldown A Stone Row

Shoveldown A Stone Row

Photo taken on 06-06-2010

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Shovel Down Ceremonial Complex
OS Map: SX 65947 86029
OS Source: SRGB
HER: MDV6168
Megalithic Portal: 2130
The Stone Rows of GB: Shoveldown 3
PMD: Shovel Down D-E Stone Row
Alternate name: Shoveldown 3
Short Name: SR Shovel A
Butler map: 36.7.3
DPD page: 139
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 155
Lidar: SX 65947 86029
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Wonson Telephone Box (3.8 km) [Route: 670]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Chagford The Square (4.4 km) [Route: 173,178,671]
Nearby sites: SX 65947 86029


Worth Row E, Butler Rows 3. ('A' SX 65898616 to SX 65938605). Double row to the west of row B. Length 476 ft. Rows just over 4 ft apart but distance varies considerably along length. No special feature marks either end. Much robbed and single now along much of its length. Lethbridge 139-145, diagram p.139.


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