|England Devon Dartmoor SX 65998 85903 Lat 50.65728309 Long -3.89718511|
Simplified plan of the Shoveldown stone alignments (Source: Butler, J., 1992, 179).
|Type: Double||Length: 118m|
|No. of stones: 70||Size of stones: Small and medium|
|Orientation: 153°||Altitude: 423m|
|Upper end: Cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : No||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Stone alignments, stone circle, prehistoric settlements, field system and 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.
Looking south along the row (Scale 1m).
The northern end of row 4. View from east (Scale 1m).
Row 4 leading up the slope. View from the north (Scale 1m).
Cairn at the top (south) of the row. View from south (Scale 1m).
Looking southward and upslope along the row.
Looking northward and downslope along the row.
Car parking is available at SX 66205 86548. From here head SSW across open moorland to the stone rows.
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.178-183.