View from south west (Scale 1m).
A single stone row measuring 132m long, including at least 21 small and medium-sized stones situated on a south facing slope. The row is orientated north east to south west and there is a kerbed cairn at the lower north eastern end. The row stands next to another stone row and several cairns.
|England Devon Dartmoor SX 66661 61206 Lat 50.435517 Long -3.8789148|
Map showing the location of Corringdon Ball, North stone row.
Simplified plan of the Corringdon Ball stone alignments. Corringdon Ball North shown in red (Source: Butler, J., 1993).
|Type: Single||Length: 132m|
|No. of stones: 21||Size of stones: Small and medium|
|Orientation: 52°||Altitude: 310m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end: Cairn|
|Straight (Yes or No) : No||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Stone alignment, cairns and chambered cairn|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: National Park|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes|
Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
This stone row is of Type S10. Information on this form of stone row and other rows of this type is available here.
9th June 2013
Stones forming part of the stone row. View from the north (Scale 1m).
10th September 2019
View from south west.
The north eastern end of the row. The large stone in the middle distance forms part of the kerbed cairn at the end of this row. The stones to the right form part of Corringdon Ball, South stone row and its terminal cairn.
Corringdon Ball, North points at the Brent Fore Hill stone row. The Corringdon Ball chambered cairn is visible on the skyline from both of the Corringdon Ball rows.
Looking north east along the row. The stones in the background form part of the terminal cairn.
View from east.
Looking south west along the row.
Sea view visible from the row at SX 66589 61160.
Close up view of the sea view at SX 66589 61160. The sea is at the limit of visibility and shrinks in size as you walk north eastward along the row.
Very restricted sea view from SX 66649 61206.
Close up view of the sea complete with ship from SX 66649 61206 .
Car parking is available at SX 68060 62906. Walk south along the public highway to SX 67931 62316. From here follow the footpath up the hill onto the 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. 215.
Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 4 – The South-East, Devon Books Exeter, pgs. 91-93.
VISITED:- 9th June 2013 and 10th September 2019
FIRST PUBLISHED:- 24th January 2016
LAST UPDATED:- 7th October 2019