Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: White Ridge Standing Stone

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White Ridge Standing Stone

White Ridge Standing Stone

Photo taken on 25-07-2015

OS Map: SX 64162 82653
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 68 SW 10
HER record: 6771
Megalithic Portal: 51338
PMD: South Teignhead
Alternate name: South Teignhead
Short Name: SS:White Ridge
Butler map: 35.18
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 2.7 x 0.7 x 0.2
Lidar: SX64168265
Notes: Possible recumbent standing stone. "A small circular 'pound' about 350 yards (sic) SE of Grey Wethers. It measures 75ft (N-S) by 66ft; the bank composed of small stone and earth is 6-8ft wide and 3ft high. An entrance on the W has one door jamb standing; this was excavated but nothing was found except a very fine flat stone on the subsoil which measured 9ft long by 3-4ft wide. Trial pits were dug inside the enclosure without success." TDA Vol. 34 pp.164 (1902)
Nearby sites: SX64168265

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