Category Cornwall

Featured Row – Nine Maidens in Cornwall

The Nine Maidens is a single stone row probably measuring 729m long, including at least 10 large-sized orthostats situated on a south west facing slope with a sea view reveal at the upper end (NNE). The row is orientated NNE to SSW and most of the stones survive in a cluster at the southern end. […]

Featured Row – Searle’s Down on Bodmin Moor

Searle’s Down stone row which lies within Colliford Lake is a combination single and double stone row measuring 306m long, including at least 36 mainly small-sized stones situated within Colliford Reservoir. The row is orientated NNW to SSE and has several visual links to the landscape.  Some of the row will have been destroyed by […]

Featured Row – Stannon on Bodmin Moor

The probable stone row at Stannon on Bodmin Moor is a combination single and double stone row measuring at least 144m long, including at least 11 widely spaced small and medium-sized stones situated on a gentle NW facing slope. The row is orientated SSE to NNW and has noteworthy visual links with Brown Will, Rough […]

Featured Row – Tolborough Tor

View from the west. The ranging rod denotes the south eastern end of the row (Scale 1m). Tolborough Tor on Bodmin Moor is a single stone row measuring 11.2m long, including at least five small and medium-sized stones situated on the summit of a prominent hill. The row is orientated south east to north west […]

Featured Row – Minions

The stone row at Minions on Bodmin Moor is a wide double stone row (or avenue) measuring 78m long, including 8 small and medium-sized stones situated on a gentle south west facing slope. The row is orientated SSE to NNW and stands in the vicinity of at least four stone circles, several cairns and a […]

Featured Row – Kenidjack Common

The stone row at Kenidjack Common includes four orthostats each with a hole pierced through their long side. No other rows are formed entirely by holed stones, which serves to emphasise the varied character of this monument type. This row stands close to broadly contemporary barrows and stone circles and is situated as is so […]

Featured Row – East Moor on Bodmin Moor

The Brown Gelly cairn seems to sit on top of the blocking stone when viewed from the row at SX2235377803. East Moor is a single stone row measuring 560m long, including at least 23 widely spaced medium and large-sized stones situated in a col between high ground to the north and south. The row is […]

Featured Row – Trehudreth Downs

The long stone row on Trehudreth Downs on Bodmin Moor has seen significant damage in the past.  Only the upper and lower ends now survive. The row extends over 460m and is composed of stones of very different sizes. In common with the stone row at Leskernick the cairns on the top of Brown Gelly […]