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Dartmoor Site: Shoveldown B Stone Row

Shoveldown B Stone Row

Shoveldown B Stone Row

Photo taken on 14-04-2008

Database entries

PDW coverage: Dartmoor Site: Shovel Down Ceremonial Complex
OS Map: SX 65955 86026
OS Source: SRGB
HER: MDV6171
Megalithic Portal: 2129
The Stone Rows of GB: Shoveldown 2
PMD: Shovel Down A-B Stone Row
Alternate name: Shoveldown 2
Short Name: SR Shovel B
Butler map: 36.7.2
DPD page: 139
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): 182
Lidar: SX 65955 86026
Nearest Bus Stop (Minor): Wonson Telephone Box (3.8 km) [Route: 670]
Nearest Bus Stop (Major): Chagford The Square (4.4 km) [Route: 173,178,671]
Nearby sites: SX 65955 86026


Worth Row A. Butler Rows 2.('B' SX 65968615 to SX 65968601) Double row to the east. Length 596 ft. Rows 3 ft 6in apart. Row is near Batworthy enclosure and has been much robbed; now just 12 pairs of stones and 15 single. Spacing of stones along the rows is around 6 ft. Two fallen stones next to the circle are much the largest in the row; one is 11 ft 6in, in length. and the other 7ft 4 in. The southern end of the row terminates in the Fourfold Circle (SX 68 NE 17). Lethbridge 139-145, diagram p.139.


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