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Yar Tor Stone Row

Yar Tor Stone Row

Photo taken on 15-07-2016

Database entries

OS Map: SX 68177 73857
OS Source: SRGB
HER: MDV6459
Megalithic Portal: 2199
The Stone Rows of GB: Yar Tor
PMD: Yar Tor Stone Row
Alternate name: Yar Tor
Short Name: SR Yar Tor
Butler map: 14.11
DPD page: 122
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Barrow Report: 56
Dimensions (m): 250
Lidar: SX 68177 73857
Nearest Bus Stop: Dartmeet Badgers Holt (1.1 km) [Route: 172]
Nearby sites: SX 68177 73857


"The remains of a probable triple stone row with a cairn and cist at its south end and a barrow at its north. The row comprises stones set 2m apart and standing to a height of 0.3m. Some are concealed beneath the turf. The cairn measures 11m in diameter and 0.3m high with a central cist surrounded by a kerb. The barrow is 6m in diameter and 1m high". Lethbridge Corndon Triple Row pp.122-3. See also: Sea Views at Yar Tor


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