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Drizzlecombe N.E. Standing Stone

Drizzlecombe N.E. Standing Stone

Photo taken on 17-06-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 1)
OS Map: SX 59215 67005
OS Source: PDW
HER record: 3377
Megalithic Portal: 16928
PMD: Drizzlecombe Standing Stones
Alternate name: Drizzlecombe N.E.
Short Name: SS Drizzle NE
Butler map: 49.19
Butler Vol 5: p.230
DPD page: 39
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 4.2
Lidar: SX59226701
Notes: Largest standing stone on Dartmoor - terminal for Drizzlecombe stone row. It is 4.2m in height with a distinctive bulging profile at the top. Worth suggests it was probably dragged here from Higher Hartor Tor about 1km away. Re-erected in 1893. Lethbridge Row B. pp.38-42. Diagram p.38. Worth's Row 19/Row C. Used to be listed as HER 14781 perhaps now deleted as an HER duplicate record.
Nearby sites: SX59226701

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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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