MDE11736 - Disputed Saxon inscribed stone southeast of Lyncombe (Non-antiquity)
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Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
SS 736 461. A stone which measures about 1 metre by 0.5 metres is thought by Pearce  to have an Ogham inscription. It is built into the wall on the north side of the track from Cheriton to Hoaroak. Burrow  considers the inscription to be probably the result of quarrying or ploughing marks. [1,2] SS 73610 46059. Set into the base of a field wall on the northern side of a green track between Cheriton and Woolaway is a large boulder. It is 1.1 metres long, 0.7 metres high and a minimum of 0.2 metres thick - its back is partly buried under a soil build up. Its southern face and western edge are scarred with linear scratches. They are, as suggested by Burrow, likely to have been caused by ploughing when the stone was laid horizontally before its use as a foundation stone for the wall. Surveyed at 1:2500. 
- <1> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. FB Pearce, 9 June 1983, Oral Report, Exmoor National Park to Devon County Council SMR, SS74NW/86.
- <2> SMO5308 Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Burrow I, Oral Report and Slide to Devon SMR, 16 June 1983.
- <3> SMO7324 Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 22 June 94.
|Grid reference||SS 7360 4606 (point) (Estimated from sources)|
|Civil Parish||BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- http://www.pastscape.org.uk/hob.aspx?hob_id=926316 (Original Monarch entry: 926316)
- Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74NW/86
- Devon SMR Monument ID: 20707
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20585
- National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 NW73
- National Park
- Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 926316
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