The most common type of stone row is short single rows composed of less than 10 large-sized stones.
Callanish, West is one 37 short single rows composed of less than 10 large-sized stones. This type of stone row is mainly found in Scotland although there a few examples in Wales and South West England.
Simplified plans of all short single rows composed of less than 10 large sized stones. Further information on this type of row can be found here.
Did you know that….
1. The Upper Erme stone row on Dartmoor includes more stones than the combined total at all 46 Welsh stone rows.
2. A third of the stone rows in Great Britain are in the county of Devon.
3. Nearly half of all the stone rows in Great Britain are in South West England.
4. More than half of the stone rows in Great Britain are in National Parks.
5. The stone row in Great Britain with the tallest stones is the Devil’s Arrows at Boroughbridge in Yorkshire.
6. Most multiple stone rows are found in Northern Scotland.
7. The highest stone row is at Cut Hill on Dartmoor.
8. The lowest stone rows in Great Britain are Yelland in Devon and Higher Town Bay, St Martin’s, Isles of Scilly which are both at sea level.
9. Single stone rows composed exclusively of small stones are only found in South West Britain.
10. All minilithic stone rows measuring more than 50m long are found in South West England.
11.Stone rows measuring more than 200m long are never straight, are often sinuous and sometimes have marked curves or shifts in orientation.
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