MDE21313 - Post-medieval boundary stone northwest of Trentishoe Down (Monument)


A post-medieval stone marks the boundary between Trentishoe and Combe Martin parishes and manors. It is inscribed with the letters 'CM' at its north end and measures 1.4 metres long by 0.57 metres wide.

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A boundary stone, post medieval in date, on north west side of trentishoe down. The stone is slate and 1.40 metres long by 0.57 metres wide. It is inscribed with the letters CM at its north end. The stone lies in the ditch and marks the boundary 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. [1,2] The stone was not found during the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 1A. [4] The stone was located at SS 62748 48245 in a ditch on the eastern side of the parish boundary during a follow up field visit in April 2014. It received a BAR score of 3A. [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 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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> Unpublished document: Bonvoisin, P.. 2014. Survey of Listed Buildings not located during 2012-3 Buildings at Risk Survey.



Grid reference SS 62747 48245 (point)
Map sheet SS64NW

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (3A): 1544/2/146
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19513
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19514
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41666
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41667
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/44
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/44/1
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/82
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/82/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20886
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20887
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21314
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE9006
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 64 NW37
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA107852
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 872936

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:04PM


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