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Dartmoor Site: Shell Top S.W. Stone Row

Shell Top S.W. Stone Row

Database entries

OS Map: SX 59473 63142
OS Source: SRGB
HER: MDV48897
Megalithic Portal: 36955
The Stone Rows of GB: Shell Top South West
PMD: Shell Top Stone Row
Alternate name: Shell Top SW
Short Name: SR:ShellTop SW
Butler map: 51.9
DPD page: 60
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 73.5
Lidar: SX 59473 63142
Nearby sites: SX 59473 63142


Not listed in NMR. Discovered by Lethbridge in 1992. Butler Vol. 3 Map 51.9. Oval cairn at the higher end. Orientated just west of north and 73.5 m from the cairn is a massive fallen longstone 2.7 m long which is probably the terminal stone of the row. There are 31 of 47 original stones visible in the row, all but a few either flat or leaning. Lethbridge p.59-61 diagram p.59, 61.


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