MDE20562 - Possible prehistoric stone setting east of Higher Westland Farm (Monument)

Summary

A map from 1797 notes the presence of 'five stones', marking the corner of the parish boundary. It is possible these formed a stone setting, which was used to mark the boundary.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Robert Ballment's plan of Rowley Down dated 1797 shows "five stones" on corner of boundary of land attached to Little Rowley. Also on parish boundary. Possibly a stone setting which was used to mark parish boundary. [1,2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1>XY Map: Ballment, R.. 1797. Plan of Rowley Down. [Mapped feature: #43196 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: Timms, S.. 1983. Devon SMR Parish File: Rowley Down.
  • <3> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 910088, Extant 10 November 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 6632 4272 (point) Historic mapping
Map sheet SS64SE
Civil Parish CHALLACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON
Civil Parish PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

External Links (1)

Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 20009
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 20010
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/112
  • Devon SMR: SS64SE/112/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE10893
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20563
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 SE59
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 910088

Record last edited

Nov 10 2021 2:56PM

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