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Greenbarrow (Round Barrow(s)) — Images (click to view fullsize)

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Greenbarrow (Round Barrow(s)) — Links

Cornwall & Scilly HER Number: 1634.20


Greenbarrow on Cornwall & Scilly HER.

Greenbarrow (Round Barrow(s)) — Fieldnotes

Visited 09.09.22

Greenbarrow was an obvious target on the SW horizon viewed from Greenbarrow NE Cairn. This impressive grass-covered barrow measures c. 25 yards in diameter with a central mound measuring c. 4 feet high. There is an earthfast Kerb Stone in the W Arc. There is also a large stone on the N Arc of the platform, possibly a displaced Kerb Stone. A ditch is visible between the Central Mound and the raised platform on the N Arc. The hollow centre of the barrow has irregular excavation pits.

Greenbarrow is listed as Cornwall & Scilly HER Number: 1634.20 (go to Links), part of a Bronze Age cairn cemetery. The NGR is recorded as SX 1298 7294.

Trehudreth Downs Cairn (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Trehudreth Downs Cairn (Cairn(s)) — Fieldnotes

Visited 09.09.22

I spent a pleasant afternoon surveying cairns, stone rows and standing stones on Greenbarrow & Trehudreth Downs. I found Trehudreth Downs W Cairn, a round grassy mound with an irregular surface measuring c. 20 yards in diameter and 3 feet high. There is the footprint of a stone structure measuring c. 5x4 yards in the E Arc of the cairn. It is located at SX 12475 72749.

Trehudreth Downs Cairn (Cairn(s)) — Images

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Trehudreth Downs Cairn (Cairn(s)) — Links

Historic England List Entry Number: 1005458


Trehudreth Downs E Cairn on Historic England.

Trehudreth Downs Cairn (Cairn(s)) — Fieldnotes

Visited 09.09.22

I spent a pleasant afternoon surveying cairns, stone rows and standing stones on Greenbarrow & Trehudreth Downs. I found Trehudreth Downs E Cairn, a round grassy mound with an irregular surface measuring c. 7 yards in diameter and 2 feet high. It is one of 6 sites listed on Historic England List Entry Number: 1005458 (go to Links). It is located at SX 12676 72864.

Trehudreth Downs Stone Row (Stone Row / Alignment) — Images

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Trehudreth Downs Stone Row (Stone Row / Alignment) — Links

Trehudreth Downs Stone Row on The Stone Rows of Great Britain


Trehudreth Downs Stone Row on The Stone Rows of Great Britain

Trehudreth Downs Stone Row (Stone Row / Alignment) — Fieldnotes

Visited 09.09.22

I spent a pleasant afternoon wandering Trehudreth Downs. I was successfully searching for cairns but also stumbled on this short stone row running WSW-ENE. The stones were low lying and difficult to locate in rough moorland. Upon consulting my GPS I noted that this was the W end of a long stone row. At the time I couldn't locate its remaining portion. The Stone Rows of Great Britain includes Trehudreth Down (go to Links). Stone 19 (SX 12464 72955) and Stone 13 (SX 12499 72967) gives the full range of the stones I found.

Aspers Field (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Links

Historic England List Entry Number: 1011637


Shap Stone Alignment on Historic England.

Aspers Field (Standing Stone / Menhir) — Images

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Ashlar Chair (Natural Rock Feature) — Images

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The Andle Stone (Natural Rock Feature) — Images

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Stripple Stones (Circle henge) — Links

Historic England List Entry Number: 1006693


Stripple Stones on Historic England

Stripple Stones (Circle henge) — Fieldnotes

Visited 10.09.22

Two Stone Circles for the price of one! Trippet Stones & Stripple Stones are a classic double. Hawk's Tor is a bonus. Stripple Stones were restored in 2015 by The Heritage Trust. A modern wall bisecting the henge was removed, the henge was restored and fallen stones re-erected. The current monument has 11 standing stones & 4 recumbent stones in the stone circle and 2 central recumbent stones orientated towards 338°. The large recumbent central stone measures c. 12 ft by 33 inches. The smaller parallel recumbent central stone measures c. 40 inches by 12 inches.
Pictures of all 17 stones in Stripple Stones are available in Historic England List Entry Number: 1006693 (go to Links).
Directions: Take the St Breward/Temple turn off the A30. Follow the St Breward road for c. 0.8 mile to the 1st crossroad. Turn left and park up on the grass verge after c. 0.2 miles. Walk c. 170 yards NNW to Trippet Stones. Walk NE for 0.3 miles to the corner of the common. Follow the track NE for c. 0.35 miles. Walk SE for c. 0.2 miles to the summit of Hawk's Tor. The Stripple Stones are located 0.25 miles SE of the summit. My route to Stripple Stones is on OS Maps (go to Links).

Stripple Stones (Circle henge) — Images

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Sherberton Stone Circle — Images

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Seven Lords' Lands (Cairn(s)) — Miscellaneous

Directions for Seven Lords' Lands Cairn:
Take the Bovey Tracey / M'hampstead A382 turn off the A38. Turn left for Bovey Tracey. After c. 1.3 miles take the 2nd exit of the roundabout for Town Centre / Haytor. Take the 1st exit for Haytor / Widecombe B3387 at the next roundabout c. 0.8 miles later. After c. 0.4 miles on the B3387 bear left to stay on the B3387. Continue on the B3387 for c. 5 miles to reach Hemsworthy Gate Car Park (SX 74145 76095) at the B3387 / Ashburton Junction. Seven Lords' Lands Cairn is located c. 140 yards N from here adjacent to a stone wall.

Seven Lords' Lands (Cairn(s)) — Links

Seven Lords' Lands on Google Maps


Seven Lords' Lands on Google Maps

Historic England List Entry Number: 1003302


Seven Lords' Lands Cairn on Historic England

Seven Lords' Lands (Cairn(s)) — Images

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