Devil’s Arrows

Devil's Arrows

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Location

England North Yorkshire Rest of England SE 39073 66592
Lat 54.09375874   Long -1.40406607

devils-arrows-plan

Plan of the Devil’s Arrows stone row. (Source Ordnance Survey 1909).

Characteristics

Type: Single Length: 174m
No. of stones: 4 Size of stones: Only large
Orientation: 164° Altitude: 22m
Upper end: – Lower end:
Straight (Yes or No)  : No Sea View: No
Context:  –
Notes: The fourth stone was removed sometime after it was described by Leland in 1538.

Other Information

Public Access:  Can be viewed from highway.
Land Status:
Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes

Online Resources 

Megalithic Portal     PastScape     The Smell of Water

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. 217.

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