The Laughter Tor 2 stone row is hidden beneath dense heather. The ranging rod denotes the position of a stone forming part of this row. View from north (Scale 1m).
|England Devon Dartmoor SX 65208 75393 Lat 50.56263441 Long -3.90454199|
|Type: Double||Length: 10m|
|No. of stones: 10||Size of stones: Small only|
|Orientation: 119°||Altitude: 393m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : ?||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Stone alignment and prehistoric field system|
|Notes: Cairn at upper end described by Woolner has not been confirmed by later work.|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: National Park|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes|
Category: Plausible. No substantiated doubts haved been expressed regarding this row despite the fact that it has not been seen properly since the 1960’s.
Tiny stone barely visible within the heather forms part of the Laughter Tor 2 stone row.
Car parking is available at SX 64577 74591. From here take the bridleway north westward for about 900m. Take the path towards the tall stone at the upper end of the row. The Laughter Tor 2 row is situated very close to the upper end of Laughter Tor 1 row and depending on vegetation conditions may be visible.
Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 2 – The North, Devon Books Exeter, pgs.58-59.