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Featured Row – Auldearn

A pair of standing stones forming part of the row. View from north east. A single stone row measuring 76.2m long, including six widely spaced large-sized boulders leading south east from a kerbed cairn with surrounding berm. Originally this row would have had restricted views of the nearby sea. Similar rows to this one can […]

Featured Row – Rinns of Shurdimires on Shetland

The northernmost stone row in Great Britain is a probable single one measuring 16.2m long, including two large-sized orthostats and one medium-sized stone situated on the western side of a rock outcrop. The row is orientated north to south. Three separate sea views are visible from the row and two distinctive promontories are visually linked […]

Featured Row – Joan Ford’s Newtake

The three standing stones. View from north (Scale 1m). Joan Ford’s Newtake on Dartmoor is a probable single stone row measuring 7.27m long, including at least three large-sized upright orthostats and two recumbent slabs situated on a gentle south east facing slope. The stones stand up to between 1.55m and 1.23m high, arranged in height […]

Featured Row – Groat’s Loch, South

Groat’s Loch, South is a single stone row in Caithness measuring 22m long, including at least 4 small and medium-sized stones situated in a small confined valley on the lower slopes of Warehouse Hill. The row is orientated NNE to SSW. Single rows are unusual in Northern Scotland.  The row forms part of a cluster […]

Featured Row – Hingston Hill

Looking eastward along the row The web page for this impressive stone row has been updated following a visit in May 2019. As well as fresh photographs there is now a detailed commentary on the visual links between this stone row and the surrounding landscape.  The row leads eastward from a kerbed cairn. 

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 – Trowlesworthy 2

Last week we looked at Trowlesworthy 1. A short distance to the west is a second stone row known as Trowlesworthy 2. This is a single stone row measuring 82m long, including at least 44 mainly medium-sized stones together with some small and large stones situated on a south west facing slope. The row is […]

Featured row – Trowlesworthy 1

Trowlesworthy 1 on Dartmoor is a fine double stone row measuring 127.7m long, including at least 110 mainly medium-sized stones together with some small and large stones situated on a south west facing slope. The row is orientated north to south and there is a kerbed cairn at the upper northern end. The row stands near another […]

Featured Row – Bryntwppa

At Bryntwppa in Mid Wales there is a possible single stone row measuring 4.8m long, including one medium and two large stones situated on level ground. The stones are orientated east to west and stand at the northern end of a long mound. Whilst they may represent a structural element of the long mound the possibility that […]

Featured Row – Achnancarranan

A single stone row on the Isle of Islay measuring 7.5m long, including three large orthostats situated on a south facing terrace with restricted views of the nearby sea. The northern stone measures up to 2.6m high, whilst the southern one is 2.87m tall. The central stone is now recumbent and probably fell eastward. The […]