Monthly Archives: April 2017
The Hill O’ Many Stanes in Caithness is the best preserved and most coherent of the multiple stone rows in Great Britain. It is in Guardianship and well worth a visit if you are lucky enough to find yourself in Northern Scotland.
The article looking at plan form has been updated with those stone rows measuring between 10m and 30m long. Work on the longer rows continues and over time fresh plans will be added as they become available. The illustrations highlight considerable differences in the form of rows. Eventually it is hoped to present plans of […]
The Maol Mor stone row on the Isle of Mull includes four large orthostats one of which is now recumbent. Short rows consisting of a small number of large slabs are typical in this part of Great Britain.
On the southern slope of Cefnen Wen in North Wales are two scheduled multiple stone rows. There are no other similar rows in the whole of Wales and indeed the nearest comparative examples are a row at Corringdon Ball, South on Dartmoor and several even further away in Caithness and Sutherland in the far north of […]
Within a relict historic field system on the eastern slopes of Hameldown is a remarkable survival. Despite intensive agricultural activity six stones remain in place. Originally there would have been many more stones. Simplified plan of the Hameldown stone row. Historic field boundaries are also shown. Stones plotted by GPS survey by Sandy Gerrard and […]