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Three Boys Standing Stone

Three Boys Standing Stone

Photo taken on 16-05-2019

Database entries

OS Map: SX 66028 85486
OS Source: Garmin
HER: MDV6180
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: SX 66028 85486
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Wonson Telephone Box (4.3 km) [Route: 670]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Chagford The Square (4.5 km) [Route: 173,178,671]
Nearby sites: SX 66028 85486


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


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