Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Laughtor Man Standing Stone

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Laughtor Man Standing Stone

Laughtor Man Standing Stone

Photo taken on 15-05-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Laughter Tor Stone Row
OS Map: SX 65223 75389
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 67 NE 28
HER record: 6001
Megalithic Portal: 2017
PMD: Laugh Tor Man
Alternate name: Laughtor Man
Short Name: SS:Laughtor
Butler map: 28.12
Butler Vol 5: p.215 & Fig.149
DPD page: 122
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 2.4
Lidar: SX65227539
Notes: The longstone is 2.4 m high and was found prostrate on a cairn which was excavated by Burnard. The cairn contained "a great quantity of charcoal and peat ashes". The longstone was restored in 1903. A double stone row heads to the longstone. See also, Legendary Dartmoor: The Prehistoric Complex of Laughter Tor
Nearby sites: SX65227539

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