View from north west. The two figures in the background denote the south eastern end of the alignment.
|England||Somerset||Exmoor||SS 84575 44654|
|Lat 51.18917211 Long -3.65279938|
|Type: Double||Length: 28m|
|No. of stones: 11||Size of stones: Only small|
|Tallest stone: 0.15m||Shortest stone: 0.01m|
|Orientation: 127°||Altitude: 412m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) :||Sea View: Yes|
|Context: Stone circle, stone settings and cairn|
|Notes: Recently excavated.|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: National Park|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: No|
Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
The two largest stones forming part of this minilithic double row. View from north west (Scale 1m).
Tiny stones forming part of the stone row (Scale 1m).
The whole of this row is consists of small stones that barely protrude through the surface.
Car parking is available at SS 84543 44569. From here walk northward along the roadside verge for about 50m then veer to the right and walk up the hill for about 50m. The row is not at all obvious and may take you a while to find.
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., 2014, ‘Excavation and Survey at Porlock Stone Circle and Stone Row, Exmoor’, Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, 158, 1-28.