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Dartmoor Site: Three Boys Standing Stone

Three Boys Standing Stone

Three Boys Standing Stone

Photo taken on 16-05-2019

OS Map: SX 66028 85486
OS Source: Garmin
HER record: 6180
Megalithic Portal: 10369
The Stone Rows of GB: Shoveldown 6
PMD: Three Boys
Alternate name: Three Boys
Short Name: SS Three Boys
Butler map: 36.6
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX66038549
Notes: Terminal for stone row - one of 3 stones. 3 standing stones, of which only one remains; sometimes claimed as remains of burial chamber. This record has two entries, this one as a standing stone as widely reported, but also as reported cairn or tomb, see Three Boys Reported Cairn, SiteID=1268
Nearby sites: SX66038549

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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.

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