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Beardown Man Standing Stone

Beardown Man Standing Stone

Photo taken on 26-08-2013

Database entries

OS Map: SX 59616 79634
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV4200
Megalithic Portal: 4144
PMD: Beardown Man Standing Stone
Alternate name: Beardown Man
Short Name: SS BeardownMan
Butler map: 29.15
Butler Vol 5: p.220
DPD page: 108
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 3.4 x 1.0 x 0.4
Lidar: SX 59616 79634
Nearest Bus Stop: Powder Mills (4.5 km) [Route: 171]
Nearby sites: SX 59616 79634


A Bronze Age standing stone measuring 3.4m high, 1m by 0.4m in section and in good condition. One of the few isolated menhirs on Dartmoor. See also, Legendary Dartmoor: Dartmoor's Beardown Man. Lethbridge diagram p.107, photo p.108.


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