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Dartmoor Site: Longstone Hill Standing Stone

Longstone Hill Standing Stone

Longstone Hill Standing Stone

Photo taken on 28-08-2016

OS Map: SX 56725 90890
OS Source: Google
HER record: 5571
Megalithic Portal: 36422
PMD: Longstone Hill Standing Stone
Alternate name: Longstone Hill
Short Name: SS Longstone
Butler map: 42.
Butler Vol 5: p.220
DPD page: 156
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 1.75 x 0.8 x 0.45
Lidar: SX56739089
Notes: Possible recumbent longstone on summit of Longstone Hill, east of Meldon Reservoir. Suggested as possible menhir by Butler and Newman.
Nearby sites: SX56739089

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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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