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Name:Stalldown Barrow
Hill number:17502
Height:413.6m / 1357ft
Parent (Ma):2877  High Willhays
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Dartmoor
County/UA:Devon
Catchment:Erme, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:SX 63600 62299
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:59m
Col:355m  SX629634  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 202
(1:25k) OL20W OL28S
Observations:Top of ancient cairn 70m E at SX 63668 62294 is 0.9m higher but its base is 0.3m lower
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 20 users)ByDate of Ascent
Circuit from Ivybridge, camping on the moor. Initially followed Two Moors Way, then across to the tors of Ugborough Beacon (with a group of ponies). Continued to Ugborough Moor and Quickbeam Hill. Descended W to cross River Erme at Erme Plains, then across to Stalldown Barrow. Continued on paths to Hanger Down, descended E to follow path by River Erme to Ivybridge. Some sunshine, mist, drizzle.RobertP03/02/2022
Visited after camping on Shell TopLovableScum15/06/2021
Good shelter from wind in 'cairn' at top and impressive stone row.Dan0106/03/2021
From the South West along the dead end road to the waterworks. Headed across open ground to summit barrow. Saw Ravens Buzzard Skylarks and Stonechats. Lots of grazing ponies and sheep. Very quiet good views to south coast. Little microclimate inside the barrow with a small tree. Natural high point was in the vegetation to west. Walked across to it and then headed back down along the stone row. Time taken 1 hour for just over 3 miles.isabelle30/08/2020
2nd hill of 9 on a route from Moorhaven village to Ivybridge train station, climbing Ugborough Beacon then Nw onto a fp linking with the Two Moors Way veeting off to visit Hobajohns Cross then the Longstone, descending into Piles Copse, forced to crossfurther North as in full spate due to melting snow then steeply up hewding Nwvto the summit. As mentioned, pressive Stone Row to the Nw . Descended too resetvoir and used track on Eastern edge of wood, heading for Hanger Down. .Dazingdale03/02/2019
Parked in large passing place SX 6209 6091. No parking further up lane as farmer has dumped huge boulders - trouble with campingcarole engel27/06/2018
Parked at carpark to NE of Harford, then walked NW over rough ground with some paths and paddled across slimy stones on river bed knee deep- very hot so pleasant. Huge barrow on top with central part built into square walls- presumably this is Hillson's house, reputedly lived in by Hillson, an orphan who made clocks there. Hard to establish base of barrow but apparent natural HP is 90 p W in ferns. larks sang and insects buzzed under very hot blue skiesDenise 18/06/2017
Very limited parking possible down the dead end road to the south west. Through the gate and along the path to the water works. If no one there, walk through the works on a good track and out the other side. Continue on the path for a short distance (away from the summit!) and look for a vehicular track going uphill. This leads to the summit.moorsman19/06/2016
4/4 Short but sharp circuit in Dartmoor Ryder's Hill/Quickbeam Hill/Ugborough Barrow/Stall Down BarrowFergalh07/06/2015
From Ugborough Moor with Darren only slightly awkward river crossing (not a torrent as feared despite all the rain ) then steeply up to big cairn on Stalldown BarrowChris Pearson11/08/2010
decent summit, impressive line of standing stones W of summit. 17mi a/c/w circuit from Harford Moor car pk, mix of good running & tussocks RHW26/08/2005
Adrian03/03/2024
Andy West03/04/2022
Matt11/07/2021
mae05/09/2020
RichardM18/06/2017
MM01/09/2016
Isambard11/07/2008
andrew.allum01/01/2000
anne336601/01/1999