Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks, walking the Stone Rows and Stone Circles of Dartmoor
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Dartmoor Site: Maximajor Stone Standing Stone

Maximajor Stone Standing Stone

Maximajor Stone Standing Stone

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Mardon Down Stone Circle & Cairns
OS Map: SX 77077 87820
OS Source: Google
NMR record: SX 78 NE 4
HER record: 8281
Megalithic Portal: 22324
PMD: Headless Cross Standing Stone
Alternate name: Maximajor Stone
Short Name: SS:Maximajor
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Dimensions (m): 1.6 (originally)
Notes: Situated on Mardon Moor, the Headless Cross, or Maximajor Stone, despite its name, was never a cross. It was a megalith although apparently the current stone is a replacement for the original which was damaged beyond repair by a car. See also: Legendary Dartmoor: The Maximajor Stone
Nearby sites: SX77088782

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