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Shovel Down Ceremonial Complex

Shovel Down Ceremonial Complex

Photo taken on 06-06-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Shovel Down Ceremonial Complex
OS Map: SX 65970 85960
OS Source: Constructed
NMR record: SX 68 NE 16
HER: No record found
Megalithic Portal: 10387
PMD: Shovel Down
Alternate name: Shovel Down
Short Name: CX:Shovel Down
Butler map: 36.6
DPD page: 139
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Lidar: SX65978596
Notes: Ceremonial complex including multiple stone rows and a small stone circle. Lethbridge pp.139-145.
Interesting old sketches on the RAMM website:
Emanuel Jeffery sketches of Shovel Down stone rows (1839) and Emanuel Jeffery sketch of Stone Row to Shovel Down Long Stone (1839)
Nearby sites: SX65978596

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