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Dartmoor Site: Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 2)

Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 2)


This site is featured on the Burrator 3: Ringmoor, Brisworthy Circle and Legis Pound walk (see also Burrator 2: Yellowmead and Drizzlecombe). These photos are of the Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (SX59206700 Butler Vol. 3. Map 49: 19) which is located on the slope ascending Higher Hartor Tor. The combination of stone rows and burial sites, 22 cairns in total, is one of the most remarkable on Dartmoor. There are 3 stone rows with large cairns at the uphill end and massive terminating standing stones at the downhill end as can be seen on the plan of the site below. To the side of the site is the massive Giant's Basin Cairn. For a full description of the site, see Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 1).

Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex

These photos were taken on the 17th June 2010. For more photos taken a year earlier, see Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex (Photos 1).

See also: Guide to Dartmoor Stone Rows

Bibliography & references

Butler, J. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Vol. 3. - The South-West (Devon Books, 1994)
Worth, R.H. Worth's Dartmoor (David & Charles, 1971)

Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex
Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex

Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex

Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex
Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex

Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex

Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex
Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex
Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex
Drizzlecombe Ceremonial Complex

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