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Porlock Stone Row

Stone Row / Alignment

<b>Porlock Stone Row</b>Posted by juameiImage © juamei
Nearest Town:Minehead (13km ENE)
OS Ref (GB):   SS846446 / Sheet: 181
Latitude:51° 11' 18.23" N
Longitude:   3° 39' 5.37" W

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<b>Porlock Stone Row</b>Posted by juamei

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Failed visit 12.2.12

By now it was almost dark but I thought I would at least make a token effort to see if I could spot any of the stones. I couldn’t!

Besides the problem with the light; the stones are only 10cms high and the heather (which covers the whole area) is waist height – no contest!

I think even in the middle of the day it would be very difficult to spot any of the stones – it would probably involve feeling with you feet. Good luck!
Posted by CARL
15th February 2012ce

[visited 1/7/6] This was a strange little beasty and I guess the majority of stone rows about these parts look very similar. We found 6? stones in a double row pointing roughly towards the porlock circle|circle and then another stone on the same alignment about 5 metres closer to the circle. We think it was the row, but its hard to tell, the stones were barely 10cm above the ground and hidden in heather. The two rows were about a metre or so apart, with the stones in each row being about a metre or so apart as well. The row itself was located just off the brow of the hil and off the path to the right.

Access is good, its maybe a 5 minute walk up an open path to where the row is, though you may have to negotiate heather to get to it.
juamei Posted by juamei
5th July 2006ce
Edited 5th July 2006ce