Corringdon Ball, North

View from south (Scale 1m).

View from south west (Scale 1m).

Location

England     Devon     Dartmoor     SX 66661 61206     Lat 50.435517    Long -3.8789148

 

Corringdon Ball plan

Simplified plan of the Corringdon Ball stone alignments. Corringdon Ball North shown in red (Source: Butler, J., 1993).

Characteristics

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
Notes:

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: National Park
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Identification

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


Photographs

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Stones forming part of the stone row. View from the north (Scale 1m).

Access Information

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.


Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     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. 91-93.

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