MDE20015 - Disputed prehistoric stone setting on Furzehill Common (Monument)

Summary

A reference to standing stones set in a parallelogram may be a duplication and conflation of MDE1245 and MDE1304.

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Type and Period (1)

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Full Description

Standing stones set in parallelogram on Furzehill Common near Hoaroak. Destroyed beginning 20th Century. Plan and measurements given. [1] The documentation for this site is entirely confused and seems to be a duplication and conflation of MDE1245 and MDE1304. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Chanter, J.F. + Worth, R.H.. 1905. The Rude Stone Monuments of Exmoor and its Borders. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 37. I. 392, plate 4 figure 2.
  • <2> Monograph: Quinnell, N.V. + Dunn, C.J.. 1992. Lithic Monuments within the Exmoor National Park: A New Survey for Management Purposes by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 24.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 72 43 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 650
  • Devon SMR: SS74SW/12/1

Record last edited

Jan 11 2017 2:39PM

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