|England Devon Dartmoor SX 56522 71474 Lat 50.52533549 Long -4.02558714|
Map showing the position of the Leeden Tor stone row relative to the Stanlake and Hart Tor rows.
Simplified plan of the Leeden Tor stone row. Upright stones shown black and fallen ones green. The cairn associated with the row underlies a later reave and another passes across the row. (Source: Butler, J., 1994, 50).
|Type: Single||Length: 165m|
|No. of stones: 14||Size of stones: Medium only|
|Orientation: 107°||Altitude: 360m|
|Upper end: Cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : Yes||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Reave and prehistoric settlement|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: National Park|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes|
Category: Plausible. No substantiated doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
Looking south eastward along the eastern length of the row (29 April 2013).
The eastern length of the alignment. View from west (13 May 2015).
The row leading up the hillside. View from the south east (13 May 2015).
The cairn at the top of the row. View from above and the east (13 May 2015).
Looking eastward along the row following vegetation clearance (13 May 2015).
Car parking is available at SX 56728 71395. From here walk a short distance north west up the slope.
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., 1994, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 3 – The South-West, Devon Books Exeter, pg. 50.