The excavation report looking at the work carried out in July 2017 and a guide to the archaeology on Mynydd y Betws is now available on the Dyfed Archaeological Trust website. The excavation report can be found here and the guide here. Advertisements

Google maps showing the distribution of stone rows have been a feature of this website from the start. The main one showing the position and distribution of stone rows is available at the bottom of the About Page. Until now each stone row has been represented by a single symbol (currently a small red dot). […]

Pitmudie stone row in Central Scotland includes three closely spaced large slabs.  Only the southern one is still standing. Relatively short stone rows consisting only of large stones is a characteristic of Central Scotland and Argyll and Isles. Plan of Pitmudie stone row. Recumbent stones shown yellow and upright shown black. (Source: survey by Sandy […]

Merrivale 2 in the foreground and Merrivale 1 beyond. Click on the image to open a higher resolution version in Flickr. At least one Flickr link is now available on most Gazetteer pages. If a photograph lightens as you pass your cursor over it click on it to open a higher resolution version within Flickr. […]

Dyke stone row sits beside a busy road just outside the Scottish town of Moffat. It includes three large stones and is 8.7m long. Given its location this is a remarkable survival, if it is indeed prehistoric. It looks prehistoric, but apart from this there is no other evidence to support a prehistoric interpretation. This […]

The three largest stones at the northern end of the row. View from south east (Scale 1m). The Nine Stones stone row in North Yorkshire includes at least 12 stones and measures 57m long. Doubts concerning the identification of the row are inevitable given a considerable gap between the stones at either end. Plan of […]

The stone row at Drumtroddan now includes a single standing stone and two large fallen slabs.  Until recently two stones stood here.