Trehudreth Downs

Location

England     Cornwall     Bodmin Moor     SX 12908 73087     Lat 50.5274968     Long -4.6411040

Trehudreth Downs plan

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

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 460m
No. of stones: 19 Size of stones: Only small
Orientation: 67.5° Altitude: 263m
Upper end: – Lower end: Pillar
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: Yes
Context:  Cairns
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.


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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