View from the east.
|England||Somerset||Rest of England||ST 60048 63310|
|Lat 51.36733563 Long -2.57526878|
Stone alignments at Stanton Drew. Source: Google Maps.
|Type: Double||Length: 89m|
|No. of stones: 6||Size of stones: Only large|
|Orientation: 57°||Altitude: 41m|
|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.
Stone row leading away from the Great Circle. View from west.
Row leading from the Great Circle. View from east.
Large stone in the foreground forms the western orthostat in the southern row in the South alignment. The two beyond form part of the northern side of the alignment. View from south.
The southern stones in the alignment. Stones to the left of the large orthostat form part of the NE Circle. View from west.
The two stones in the foreground form either side of the alignment. The stones in the background denote the position of the NE Circle. View from south 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.