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.
Stones forming part of the stone row. View from the north (Scale 1m).
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
FIRST PUBLISHED:- 24th January 2016
LAST UPDATED:- 31st January 2018