Lanacombe 1

Lanacombe 1

Copyright: Martyn Copcutt. Original available at Megalithic Portal.


England Somerset Exmoor SS 78178 42847
Lat 51.17179558   Long -3.74398645


Simplified plan of Lanacombe 1 stone row (After Quinnell, N.V. and Dunn, C.J., 1992 published by Gillings, M. & Taylor, J., 2011, 25).


Type: Double Length: 42m
No. of stones: 13 Size of stones: Small and medium
Orientation: 135° Altitude: 401m
Upper end: – Lower end: –
Straight (Yes or No)  : Sea View: No
Context:  Stone alignments
Notes: Excavated

Other Information

Public Access:  Yes
Land Status: National Park
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     PastScape     Historic Environment Record

The Miniliths of Exmoor Project     Gillings & Taylor

Other References

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. 216.

Gillings, M. & Taylor, J., 2011, ‘Excavation and survey at the Exmoor stone settings of Lanacombe I and IV’, Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, 154, 23-34.

Quinnell, N.V., and Dunn, C.J., 1992, Lithic Monuments within the Exmoor National Park: a New Survey for Management Purposes, unpub RCHME survey report.

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