Dartmoor dig finds paved surface at Piles Hill stone row

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The mainly quartz rocks were possibly laid to enhance the setting of Piles Hill say archaeologists.

The paved surface was discovered by chance during a survey of the stone row by archaeologists

The 590ft long path of mainly quartz rocks was possibly laid to enhance the setting of Piles Hill, one of the longest stone rows on Dartmoor.The paved surface was discovered by chance during a survey of the stone row by archaeologists.There are about 40 visible stones, some upright, but most are flat on the ground and hidden by vegetation

There are about 40 visible stones, some upright, but most are flat on the ground and hidden by vegetation.

 

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