Prehistoric Sites

'Prehistoric Sites' in Dartefacts includes any sites of the 'prehistoric period' and includes Iron Age, Bronze Age, Neolithic etc. periods. The majority of these items have already been researched in considerable detail and are available for further viewing at Dave Parks' excellent site 'Prehistoric Dartmoor Walks' (PDW). Dave Parks has kindly allowed Dartefacts to use his research location data to site Prehistoric items on the maps and to use his terminology in naming these items. The PDW site is incredibly detailed, the research is meticulous and the referencing to various sources is simply staggering. Also available on the site is a viewing map and some additional information for 'Dartmoor 365'ers'. The Dartmoor 365 grid square provided for each 365 'item' in PDW is an excellent idea and really helps to see what part of an Ordnance Survey Map is covered within each of John Hayward's 365, One-Mile Squares! Also used was Bill Radcliffe's excellent 'Prehistoric Monuments of Dartmoor' (PMD). Links to both the PDW and PMD sites are available in ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.

'Dartmoor 365' has 22 Prehistoric items.

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  • Refreshments, Facilities & Accomodation Refreshments, Facilities & Accomodation
  • PUDC (Paignton Urban District Council) Boundary Stones, Venford Reservoir, Holne Moor PUDC (Paignton Urban District Council) Boundary Stones, Venford Reservoir, Holne Moor
  • Named Tors, Hills & Outcrops (for Baggers!) Named Tors, Hills & Outcrops (for Baggers!)
  • Millstones Millstones
  • WD (War Department) Stones WD (War Department) Stones
  • Tinners' Huts Tinners' Huts
  • Cists Cists
  • Dewey Hills Dewey Hills
  • B.M.s B.M.s
  • Historic Sites Historic Sites
  • Prehistoric Sites Prehistoric Sites
  • Stone Rows Stone Rows
  • Stone Circles Stone Circles
  • Standing Stones Standing Stones
  • Car Parks Car Parks
  • Twin Peaks References Twin Peaks References
  • PCWW 1917 Markers PCWW 1917 Markers
  • Land Features Land Features
  • Crosses Crosses
  • Water Features Water Features
  • Dartmoor 365 Map Dartmoor 365 Map
  • Trig Points (Trigs that can still be found!) Trig Points (Trigs that can still be found!)
  • PCWW 1919 Markers PCWW 1919 Markers
  • PCWW 1932 Markers PCWW 1932 Markers
  • Hut Circles Hut Circles
  • Apple Crushers Apple Crushers