Buttern Hill


England     Cornwall     Bodmin Moor     SX 1693 8158     Lat 50.605146   Long -4.588524

Buttern Hill row plan

Simplified plan of the Buttern Hill stone alignment (Source: Johnson, N. and Rose, P., 1994, 32).


Type: Single Length: 77m
No. of stones: 21 Size of stones: Small and medium
Orientation: 22.5° Altitude: 300m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: No
Context:  Cairns

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: AONB
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No


Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     PastScape     Historic Environment Record

Other References

Burl, A., 1993, From Carnac to Callanish – The prehistoric rows and avenues of Britain, Ireland and Brittany, Yale University Press, New York and London, pg. 214.

Johnson, N. and Rose, P., 1994, Bodmin Moor – An archaeological survey Volume 1: The human landscape to c 1800, English Heritage and RCHME, pg. 32.


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