Scheduled Monument: Lanacombe 2: a stone setting and cairn on the east side of Lanacombe (1014274)

Authority Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Other Ref 25202
Date assigned 28 March 1996
Date last amended
Date revoked
The monument includes four standing stones, a recumbent stone, a cairn and the archaeologically sensitive area around and between the features. The site is located on the south east facing slope of Lanacombe. The stones are set out with the cairn defining an irregular triangular area which extends over 0.13ha. The standing stones are between 300mm and 450mm high, 200mm to 530mm wide and 100mm to 150mm thick. Three of the stones have erosion hollows around them that are up to 350mm deep. A further erosion hollow may mark the position of a former standing stone and is 2m across and 200mm deep. The cairn, on the north west margin of the site, is 3m in diameter and 300mm high at its highest point.

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Grid reference Centred SS 7843 4287 (44m by 47m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74SE

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