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The Andle Stone (Natural Rock Feature) — Fieldnotes

The carving on the Andle Stone referred to by others is split into two sections, carved side by side as follows:-

1st Carving
Field - Marshall
Duke Of Wellington
Died 14 Septr 1852
Aged 82 Years

2nd Carving
Lieut - Colonel
William Thornhill
7 Hussars
Died 9 Decr 1851
Aged 71 Years

Underneath is carved
Assye 1803 Waterloo 1815
T Masters

I know it's hardly neolithic but I thought worthy of record

Robin Hood's Stride (Rocky Outcrop) — Fieldnotes

I visited Robin Hood's Stride on 23rd July after firstly visiting the nearby Andle Stone and Doll Tor circle. It's not too bad a climb to the top of the outcrop and the views from the top is worth the little effort.

From the top I noticed that you could see the Andle Stone on the horizon and it may be that Doll Tor stone circle lays on a direct line between the two. I had thought that (when leaving Doll Tor) the Andle Stone may have marked the sunrise when viewed from the circle, perhaps the linear arrangement stretched all the way to Robin Hood's Stride.

Stoke Flat (Stone Circle) — Images (click to view fullsize)

<b>Stoke Flat</b>Posted by Mark Kelly

Stoke Flat (Stone Circle) — Fieldnotes

I visited this site on 17th April 2005 and it was very easy to find. Recent visitors had placed a wreath on top of the tallest standing stone and a penny in the hollowed out bowl on top of the same stone.

I'm not sure but I think there may actually be two rings of stone with a gap of only 1-2m between them. I'll go back some day and have another look at this and edit this accordingly.

This is my very first posting and I hope to make more, detailed postings in future but at least it's a start!
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