Stone alignment leading eastward from a cairn. Scale 1m.
|England Devon Dartmoor SX 67730 63494 Lat 50.4562554 Long -3.86473468|
Simplified plan of the Black Tor Avon stone alignment (Source: Butler, J. 1993).
|Type: Double||Length: 56m|
|No. of stones: 22||Size of stones: Only small|
|Orientation: 132°||Altitude: 340m|
|Upper end: Cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : No||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Cairns and prehistoric settlement|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: National Park|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: No|
Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
The stones nearest the cairn. This is one of the least impressive rows consisting as does entirely of small stones many of which are now recumbent. View from the south east (Scale 1m).
The best preserved length of the row. View from the north west (Scale 1m).
The cairns at the top of the row. The row leads from the larger cairn denoted by the ranging rod (Scale 1m).
Car parking is available at SX 68060 62906. The row is about 650m to the north up a moderately steep hill across open moorland.
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.
Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 4 – The South-East, Devon Books Exeter, pg. 158.