This alignment is largely hidden by dense gorse (Scale 1m).
|England Devon Dartmoor SX 65846 59856 Lat 50.42312698 Long -3.88995866|
Simplified plan of Spurrel’s Cross stone alignment (Source: Butler, J., 1993, 28).
|Type: Double||Length: 119m|
|No. of stones: 38||Size of stones: Small and medium|
|Orientation: 159°||Altitude: 352m|
|Upper end: Cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : No||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Stone alignments 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.
Looking north along the row (Scale 1m).
Looking south along the row (Scale 1m).
Car parking is available at SX 64338 59550. Follow the bridleway heading east for 1.4km. The row is on the southern side of the bridleway.
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., 1993, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities – Vol. 4 – The South-East, Devon Books Exeter, pg.28.