Category England

Featured Row – Five Kings

Looking east along the Five Kings stone row. Five Kings is a single stone row measuring 19m long, including four large upright orthostats situated on a narrow terrace on a south east facing slope. The stones stand up to between 1.3m and 2.15m high. A fifth slab situated to the north is now recumbent but […]

Featured Row – Cheriton Ridge, Centre on Exmoor

Cheriton Ridge, Centre on Exmoor is a probable single stone row measuring at least 28.2m long, including eight small-sized stones situated on a gentle north west facing slope with a restricted view of the sea and South Wales.  The row is orientated NNE to SSW and there is a cairn and stone rows in the […]

Featured Row – Culbone Hill

Culbone Hill stone row on Exmoor is a single stone row measuring 371m long, including at least 21 small and medium-sized stones situated on a north east facing slope originally with a sea view and an extensive view of South Wales.  The row is orientated west to east and there are several cairns in the […]

Featured Row – Benjamy

View from the south east. Benjamy double stone row on Exmoor is a wide double stone row (or avenue) measuring up to 16m long, originally including at least 9 small and medium-sized stones situated on a gentle north facing slope with a restricted sea view. The row is orientated north east to south west and […]

Featured Row – Porlock Common SW

A pair of stones at the north western end of the row. View from the south east (Scale 1m). Porlock Common SW is a double row measuring 28m long, including 11 small-sized stones situated on a gentle west facing slope close to a stone circle. The row is orientated north west to south east and […]

Featured Site – Lanacombe 5

A stump in the foreground and the only upright stone beyond. View from south east (Scale 1m). A possible stone row identified at Lanacombe 5 on Exmoor has been visited and surveyed. This work was unable to confirm a stone row identification for this site.  There is only one standing stone, a few stumps, some […]

Featured Row – Madacombe

Madacombe stone row is currently hiding in dense undergrowth.  Madacombe on Exmoor is a single stone row measuring 286m long, including 12 small and medium-sized stones situated on a north facing slope with restricted views of the Bristol Channel and South Wales. The row is orientated ESE to WNW and is aligned upon nearby cairns. […]

Featured Row – East Pinford

East Pinford on Exmoor is a wide double stone row (or avenue) measuring up to 17.3m long, including 9 small and medium-sized stones situated on a gentle west facing slope. The row is orientated west to east and stands in the vicinity of several cairns, stone settings and two stone rows. Plan of East Pinford […]

Featured Site – Badgworthy Lees

Sometimes visiting a row can be a disappointment. The Exmoor Historic environment Record notes a possible stone row at Badgworthy Lees. The record notes that: “During a site visit in July 2012, a group of stones were noted in an area with no other obvious surface stone. It was tentatively suggested to be a prehistoric stone row.” […]

Stone row at Crown End, Westerdale Moor

Featured Row – Crown End, Westerdale Moor

Crown End stone row on Westerdale Moor on the North Yorkshire Moors is a probable single stone row measuring 168m long, including about 21 visible medium and large-sized stones situated on both sides of a west to east ridge. The row has been partly incorporated into a later field bank. One stone has a possible […]