Scheduled Monument: Exe Plain stone alignment 425m north east of the sheepfold (1014262)

Authority Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Other Ref 25219
Date assigned 22 March 1996
Date last amended
Date revoked
The monument includes a stone alignment orientated north west to south east and the archaeologically sensitive area between and around the stones. The monument is situated on the north west facing slopes of Exe Plain, 425m north east of the sheepfold in an area of naturally outcropping rock. The row is 27.8m long and includes two standing, one fallen stone. The stone at the north west end has fallen and is 600mm long, 300mm wide and 150mm thick. The middle stone is 10.9m to the south east of the fallen stone and is 550mm high, 150mm wide and 120mm thick. This stone, though earthfast, is leaning slightly and has a stock generated erosion hollow around its base 100mm deep. The third stone lies 16.9m to the south east on the same alignment and is 200mm high, 500mm wide and 150mm thick.

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Grid reference Centred SS 7496 4262 (27m by 28m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74SW

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