Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
Dartmoor Site: Upper Glazebrook Neolithic Enclosure

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Upper Glazebrook Neolithic Enclosure

Upper Glazebrook Neolithic Enclosure

Photo taken on 21-03-2012

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Corringdon Ball Chambered Tomb & Stone Rows
OS Map: SX 66360 61260
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 66 SE 114
HER record: 5692
Megalithic Portal: 45594
Alternate name: Upper Glazebrook
Short Name: NE:Upper Glaze
Butler Vol 5: p.155
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX66366126
Notes: A rectangular enclosure not far from Corringdon Ball chambered tomb measuring 112m by 34m that can be seen clearly on aerial and satellite photos of the area. The walls are up to 1.5m thick and 0.3m high, and have been entirely destroyed on the east and north-west sides. There is no obvious entrance and the interior is empty of any structure. According to Butler the east to west orientation of the long axis could suggest a mortuary enclosure of mid-neolithic date (Vol 5 pp.155-6).
Nearby sites: SX66366126

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