Pair of stones forming part of the alignment . View from south (Scale 1m).
A double stone row measuring 28m long, including 7 medium-sized stones situated on a west facing slope. The row is orientated east to west and leads downslope from a cairn a short distance beyond the eastern end. There is another stone row, cairns and prehistoric settlements with fields in the vicinity.
|England Devon Dartmoor SX 66742 71083 Lat 50.524313 Long -3.8812952|
Map showing the location of Holne Ridge stone row.
Simplified plan of the Holne Ridge stone alignment. (Source: Butler, J., 1993).
|Type: Double||Length: 28m|
|No. of stones: 7||Size of stones: Only medium|
|Orientation: 85°||Altitude: 373m|
|Upper end: Cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : ?||Sea View: No|
Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
This stone row is of Type D7. Information on this form of stone row and other rows of this type is available here.
The south western end of the row. View from the east (Scale 1m).
Looking south westward along the row (Scale 1m).
Looking north eastward along the row. The cairn is visible at the top (Scale 1m).
Cairn in the foreground and row beyond. View from east (Scale 1m).
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: National Park|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes|
Car parking is available at SX 67544 71401. From here head south west across the open moorland for about 850m. This row can easily be visited at the same time as the one at Holne Moor.
Butler, J., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 4 – The South-East, Devon Books Exeter, pgs. 194-195.
VISITED:- 14th April 2013
FIRST PUBLISHED:- 24th January 2016
LAST UPDATED:- 10th February 2018