Northern end of the Standingstone Rigg stone row. View from south © Anne T.
|England||Northumberland||Rest of England||NY 81482 73163|
|Lat 55.05263 Long -2.2914|
A plan of the stone row by Oxford Archaeology, North and North of the Wall Tynedale Archaeology Group is available here.
|Type: Double||Length: 134m|
|No. of stones: 100||Size of stones: Small, medium and large|
|Orientation: 22.5°||Altitude: 259m|
|Upper end: –||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) : No||Sea View: No|
|Notes: Plan of row available on Tynedale Archaeology Group link|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: Northumberland National Park|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: No|
Category: Probable. There is a possibility that this site represents the remains of a field boundary, but on the basis of the available evidence it currently seems more likely to be a prehistoric stone row.
View from the top of the ridge, slightly west of the cairn, looking south west along the top of the spur of land, at about 45° to the row © Anne T.
About 50 metres from the southern end of the row, looking south as it runs towards a series of aligned pits. © Anne T.
View from of the ridge/spur of land, by the tallest stones in the row. View from the north east © Anne T.
At the top of the ridge showing the largest (visible) block in the row, looking towards west across the row the end of the spur of land © Anne T.
The northern length of the row. View from the west © Anne T.
The southern end of the row, taken looking north up the gentle escarpment slope © Anne T.