Stone Row Orientations

Merrivale Row 2 WPP1070638

Merrivale 2 double stone row on Dartmoor

The linear form of stone rows means that inevitably they have an orientation. This is usually expressed relative to points of the compass. The sinuous character of many rows means that along their length, several different orientations may exist.  Does the orientation of stone rows have anything to tell us? An article looking at stone row orientations has recently been added to the web site and can be viewed here.

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