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Harbourne Head Standing Stone

Harbourne Head Standing Stone

Photo taken on 25-03-2016

Database entries

OS Map: SX 69676 65105
OS Source: Google
HER: MDV5197
Megalithic Portal: 42626
PMD: Harbourne Man Standing Stone
Alternate name: Harbourne Man
Short Name: SS Harbourne
Butler Vol 5: p.19
DPD page: 88
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 2.4 x 1.0 x 0.3
Lidar: SX 69676 65105
Nearest Bus Stop: Buckfast Higher Mill Lane (4.7 km) [Route: 88]
Nearby sites: SX 69676 65105


A standing stone represented by a leaning slab of moorland granite. It stands in a slight depression probably worn by cattle using it as a rubbing post. It is 2.40m in length and 1.0m by 0.3m at its base tapering to 0.3m by 0.15m. See also, Legendary Dartmoor: Dartmoor's Harbourne Man


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