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

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Challacombe Down Standing Stone

Challacombe Down Standing Stone

Photo taken on 18-04-2010

Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks: Dartmoor Site: Challacombe Down Triple Stone Row
OS Map: SX 69021 80723
OS Source: Garmin
NMR record: SX 68 SE 28
HER record: 6600
Megalithic Portal: 10092
PMD: Challacombe Stone Row
Alternate name: Challacombe Down
Short Name: SS:Challacombe
Butler map: 24.3
DPD page: 126
Exist: Yes
Record: Unique
Record Source: PDW
Cairn Class: No
Dimensions (m): unknown
Notes: The largest and most prominent blocking stone of the Dartmoor rows is to be found at the Challacombe triple row. Worth states that it is over 5 feet in width at the base and over 6 feet in height. Butler (Vol. 2) states that the terminal pillar is today 0.5m shorter than when it was measured in 1893.
Nearby sites: SX69028072

Page last updated 02/02/18