Mattocks Down

Destroyed3

Location

England Devon Exmoor SS 60046 43921
Lat 51.1773915  Long -4.00362717

 

 

 

Mattocks Down Westcote

Plan of the Mattocks Down stone row made by Thomas Westcote in 1630 (From Chanter and Worth, 1905, 379).

 

Mattocks Down Chanter and Worth Plan

Plan of  Mattock Downs stone row and adjacent barrows (Chanter and Worth, 1905, 385).

Mattocks Down plan after chanter

Simplified plan of Mattocks Down stone row (After Westcote, Chanter and Worth).

 

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 45m
No. of stones: 23 Size of stones: Unknown
Orientation: 100° Altitude: 216m
Upper end: Barrow Lower end: Barrow
Straight (Yes or No)  : Not known Sea View: Yes
Context:  Barrows and standing stones
Notes: Row described and planned by Thomas Westcote in 1630.

Other Information

Public Access:  No
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: No. Adjacent barrows and standing stone are scheduled.

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     Modern Antiquarian     PastScape     Devonshire Association pg. 375-386

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.

Chanter, J.F., and Worth, R.H., 1905. “The rude stone monuments of Exmoor and its borders Part 1”, Devonshire Association, pgs. 375 – 386.

 

 

 

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