MDE20643 - Post-medieval boundary stone east of Beacon Down Quarry (Monument)
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- None recorded
Boundary stone marked on the 6 inch 1938 Ordnance Survey map indicating parish boundary with Martinhoe.  The stone is not shown on the six inch 1963 map.  Three further boundary stones to the west at SS 6640 4611, SS 6613 4616 and SS 6610 4613 are shown on both Ordnance Survey maps  and . This is a new parish boundary set out according to 1862 Parracombe Down Enclosure award and map (MDE21745). Two further boundary stones are situated at SS 6586 4613 and SS 6601 4612, as shown on enclosure map. They are not visible on the 1963 map. [2,3,4] The boundary stone may have been removed as a result of the expansion of Beacon Down Quarry (MDE21127).  The parish boundary is as shown on the Martinhoe and Parracombe Tithe Maps. [6,7] The stone is depicted and labelled on the 25 inch 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map. 
- <1> SDE65803 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1903/38. 6 Inch: 1903-38. 1:10560.
- <2> SEM7608 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1963. 6 Inch Map: 1963.
- <3> SEM7970 Unpublished document: 1862. Parracombe Down Enclosure Award.
- <4> SEM8553 Unpublished document: Wilmshurst, F.A.. 2000. Enclosure Awards file and accompanying map overlays. Parracombe Down.
- <5> SEM8630 Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 27 October 2020.
- <6> SEM7573 Map: 1842. Martinhoe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
- <7> SDE89747 Map: 1839. Parracombe Tithe Map and Apportionment.
- <8>XY SEM6703 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #33484 ]
|Grid reference||SS 6667 4587 (point)|
|Civil Parish||MARTINHOE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
|Civil Parish||PARRACOMBE, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 57004
- Devon SMR Monument ID: 57005
- Devon SMR: SS64NE/123
- Devon SMR: SS64NE/123/1
- Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20644
Record last edited
Oct 27 2020 3:46PM
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