Butterbrook 1

Pair of stones forming part of the stone alignment (Scale 1m).

Pair of stones forming part of the stone alignment (Scale 1m).

Location

England     Devon     Dartmoor     SX 652 599     Lat 50.423446   Long -3.899003

 

Butterbrook

Simplified plan of the Butterbrook stone alignments (Source: Butler, J., 1993).

Characteristics

Type: Double Length: 25.6m
No. of stones: 10 Size of stones: Small and medium
Orientation: 28° Altitude: 290m
Upper end: Cairn Lower end:  –
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: Yes
Context: Stone alignment
Notes

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: National Park
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No

Identification

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


Access Information

Car parking is available at SX 64338 59550. Follow the bridleway heading east for 850m. The row is a short distance to the north of the bridleway.


Online Resources

Megalithic Portal     PastScape     Historic Environment Record

Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor     Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks

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. 215.

Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 4 – The South-East, Devon Books Exeter, pgs. 31-32.

 

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