Carneglos

Carneglos

Looking south along the row. Copyright: Mark Camp

Location

England     Cornwall     Bodmin Moor     SX 1988 7737     Lat 50.568242   Long-4.544838

Carneglos Plan

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

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 59m
No. of stones: 36 Size of stones: Only small
Orientation: 0° Altitude: 286m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: No
Context:  Cairn; Prehistoric settlement
Notes:

Other Information

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

Identification

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


Photographs

Central length of the row. View from north west (Scale 1m).

Looking north along the row (Scale 1m).

Looking north along the row (Scale 1m).

Looking north along the row from the southern end (Scale 1m).

Looking north along the row from the southern end (Scale 1m).

Stone row in the foreground and the distinctive Brown Willy beyond. View from south east (Scale 1m).

Many of the stones forming this stone row barely protrude through the turf . View from south west (Scale 1m).

Small stones barely protruding through the turf. Others may survive below the surface. View from south (Scale 1m).

View from above and south east (Scale 1m).

A scatter of stones immediately west of the stone row towards its southern end may represent the remnants of a cairn. View from west (Scale 1m).

The possible cairn adjacent to the stone row. View from north west (Scale 1m).

View from above and north (Scale 1m).

View from above and north west (Scale 1m).

View from above and south (Scale 1m).

Possible cairn adjacent to the row. View from south (Scale 1m).

View from above of part of the stone row (Scale 1m).

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Historic Environment Record     Modern Antiquarian

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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