Stone alignment approaching a stone circle.View from south east.
|England||Somerset||Rest of England||ST 60103 63345|
|Lat 51.367755 Long -2.5744888|
Stone alignments at Stanton Drew. Source: Google Maps.
|Type: Double||Length: 31.6m|
|No. of stones: 8||Size of stones: Only large|
|Orientation: 100°||Altitude: 39m|
|Upper end: Stone circle||Lower end: –|
|Straight (Yes or No) :||Sea View: No|
|Context: Ritual landscape|
|Public Access: Yes|
|Land Status: Guardianship|
|Scheduled Ancient Monument: Yes|
Category: Plausible. No doubts have been expressed regarding the prehistoric interpretation of this row.
The row leading from the stone circle. Stone “S” forms part of the southern alignment. View from the south.
The stone row leading to the stone circle on the skyline. Stone “S” forms part of the southern alignment. View from south east.
Looking eastward along the row.
The stone circle at the upper end of the row. View from south east.
The stone row. Stone “S” forms part of the southern alignment. View from above and west.
Car parking is available at ST 59808 63260. From here follow the sign posts to the stone rows and circles. A fee for access is charged. In 2016 this was £1.
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.