Colvannick Tor

WP Colvannick

View from north.  Copyright: Mark Camp

Location

England     Cornwall     Bodmin Moor     SX 12830 71870     Lat 50.51653026   Long -4.64153596

Colvannick row plan

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

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 380m
No. of stones: 11 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 135° Altitude: 254m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: Yes
Context:  Prehistoric settlements and cairns
Notes:  Also known as Cardinham Moor

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.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     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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