MDE20907 - Medieval or post-medieval boundary stones north of Winaway, Thorn Hill and Benjamy (Monument)
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SS 7160 4360. Boundary stones marking border of the Forest of Exmoor. One of several boundary stones marking the western boundary of the forest of exmoor as it turns eastwards from the saddle stone (MSO6845).  The six inch 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey map shows a series of 11 boundary stones marking the Parish Boundary between Exmoor Parish and Lynton and Lynmouth Parish north of Winaway. There are further stones depicted along the boundary as it carries on across Thorn Hill and Benjamy, before it reaches Hoaroak Farmstead.  Many of the boundary stones are still shown on modern MasterMap data. 
- <1> SSO1823 Article in serial: Rawle, E.J.. 1894. Final Perambulation of Exmoor Forest. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 40. 171-178. 175.
- <2> SEM7223 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905.
- <3> SEM8545 Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap.
|Grid reference||Centred SS 7281 4358 (2575m by 258m)|
|Civil Parish||LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH, NORTH DEVON, DEVON|
|Civil Parish||EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET|
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- Devon SMR Monument ID: 20954
- Devon SMR: SS74SW/104
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Feb 23 2021 4:39PM
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