Scheduled Monument: Almsworthy Common: a stone alignment 560m south west of Chetsford Bridge (1015017)

Authority Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Other Ref Somerset 208; 25229
Date assigned 04 April 1949
Date last amended 29 April 1996
Date revoked
The monument includes 14 standing stones, a recumbent stone and the archaeologically sensitive areas between and around those features. The site is located on the gentle south east facing slope of Almsworthy Common 560m south west of Chetsford Bridge. The alignment is made up of four rows, each with a slightly different orientation but generally aligned north west to south east. Each row has three or four stones in it with the longest row of four stones on the north east side extending for 30m. The monument covers 0.09ha. The standing stones are between 100mm and 700mm high, 200mm to 700mm wide and 100mm to 250mm thick. The recumbent stone lies on the north side of the setting and is 400mm long, 300mm wide and 120mm thick.

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Grid reference Centred SS 8430 4169 (54m by 36m) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84SW

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