Three tiny stones protruding through the turf forming part of this alignment (Scale 1m).
|England Devon Dartmoor SX 65490 84070 Lat 50.64094874 Long -3.90369237|
Simplified plan of Fernworthy stone alignments (Source: Google Earth and Butler, J., 1991, 163).
|Type: Double||Length: 20.5m|
|No. of stones: 6||Size of stones: Only small|
|Orientation: 10°||Altitude: 395m|
|Upper end: Cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : Yes||Sea View: No|
|Context: Stone alignments, stone circle and cairns|
|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.
Tiny stones barely protruding through the turf. View from west (Scale 1m).
Car parking is available at SX 65948 83908. From here head west on the forestry track to SX 65477 84039. In the clearing on your right are a stone circle, cairns and two stone rows. Fernworthy 2 is situated in this clearing to the SSE of the stone circle.
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., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 2 – The North, Devon Books Exeter, pgs.162-165.