MDE1272 - Possible prehistoric stone row on the East of Hoccombe Hill (Monument)


A stone row is alleged on east Hoccombe Hill, but could not be traced during field investigation.

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Devon, SS 795 433, Hoccombe Hill east - a stone row. (The National Grid Reference falls on Trout Hill, Somerset, but the description shows is not a duplication of the Trout Hill settings). [1] The site of this alleged stone row could not be resolved. It may be that there is one on the eastern part of Hoccombe Hill but it was not traced during field investigation. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Monograph: Grinsell, L.V.. 1970. The Archaeology of Exmoor: Bideford Bay to Bridgewater. David and Charles Limited. 190. [Mapped feature: #47227 190]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V.. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, F1, 10 October 1974.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Quinnell, N.V.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 30 November 1989.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 35287, Extant 19 May 2021.



Grid reference SS 795 433 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74SE

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR (Devonshire): SS74SE/20
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE28
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 35287

Record last edited

May 19 2021 3:15PM


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