|England Devon Dartmoor SX 57646 63972 Lat 50.458255 Long -4.006824|
Simplified plan of Trowlesworthy 1 stone row. (Source: Google Earth)
|Type: Double||Length: 127.5m|
|No. of stones: 110||Size of stones: Small, medium and large|
|Orientation: 10°||Altitude: 290m|
|Upper end: Cairn||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : No||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Stone alignment, cairns 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.
View the south east.
Looking south along the row.
View from the south. Most of the stones are smaller than a sheep.
Kerbed cairn at the top of the stone row. View from the north.
Kerbed cairn at the top of the stone row. View from the north west.
Looking north along the row.
A very fine row. View from the south.
The lower part of the row. View from the north.
Car parking is available at SX 57055 63069. From here take the track leading north east which follows the northern edge of the Whitehill Yeo china clay pit. Follow this track to SX 57717 63693 then head north alongside the leat for about 280m.
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, pgs. 169-171.