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Shoveldown A Stone Row

Shoveldown A Stone Row

Photo taken on 06-06-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Shovel Down Ceremonial Complex
OS Map: SX 65947 86029
OS Source: SRGB
HER record: 6168
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: SX65958603
Notes: 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.
Nearby sites: SX65958603

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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.

Page last updated 04/06/23