MDE21311 - Post-medieval boundary stone on northwest side of Trentishoe Down (Monument)


A post-medieval boundary stone, made of slate and measuring 0.78 metres long and 0.5 metres wide. It has no inscription. It marks the boundary between the parishes and manors of Combe Martin and Trentishoe.

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A boundary stone, post-medieval in date, on northwest side of trentishoe down. The stone is slate and 0.78 metres long by 0.5 metres wide. There is no inscription. The stone lies in the ditch on the east side of the boundary wall between the parishes and manors of Combe Martin and Trentishoe. This is one of a group of similar boundary markers sited along the parish boundary. [1-3] The stone was visited in September 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 3A. [4] This stone was visible on the 1843 Combe Martin Tithe map. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: Department of the Environment. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest . HHR: Trentishoe (9 April 1987) 82.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 8 July 1993.
  • <3> Report: McDonnell, R.. 1986. Archaeological survey on Exmoor 1985/86: Trentishoe Down; a summary report. Sites 276-80, 282-4, 286, 287.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5> Map: 1843. Combe Martin Tithe Map and Apportionment.



Grid reference SS 6272 4818 (point)
Map sheet SS64NW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (11)

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (3A): 1544/2/145
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19513
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19514
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41664
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41665
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/44
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/44/1
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/81
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/81/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20886
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20887
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21312
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE9006
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NW37
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA107783
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 872936

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:04PM


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