MSO12256 - Possible prehistoric stone alignment s of Black Barrow (Monument)


A possible prehistoric stone row, 230 to 275 metres long, has been noted in this location. It appears to have been confused with various sites in the area but no indication has been given that it is not a genuine site.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone row reported aligned northnorthwest to eastsoutheast, 230 to 275 metres long. Two rows 0.6 metres apart with stones 2 paces apart. [1] 275 metre row may be confusion with parish boundary stones. [2] Much confusion with stone setting MSO6882 but appears to be a separate site and renumbered as above. [3] Not recorded by RCHME. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. R McDonnell, 31 October 1975.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Setterington, R.A.. 1990. Manuscript in HER files.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information or Staff Comments. A Preece, 1994.
  • <4> Monograph: RCHME . 1992. Lithic Monuments within the Exmoor National Park.



Grid reference SS 83149 44000 (point) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS84SW

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35322

Record last edited

Feb 13 2017 3:49PM


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