MDE21363 - Post-medieval boundary stone north of Trentishoe Road (Monument)


A post-medieval stone marks the boundary between Trentishoe and Combe Martin parishes and manors. It measures 1.12 metres high, 0.64 metres wide and 0.18 metres thick, and is inscribed 'TM' and '1840'.

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Boundary stone approximately 60 metres north of Trentishoe Road at SS 627 478 Boundary stone. Post-Medieval with inscribed date 1840. Slate. 1.12 metres high, 0.64 metres wide and 0.18 thick. Inscribed on east face with the letters TM and date 1840. The stone leans against the boundary bank to the west and marks the boundary between the parishes and manors of Combe Martin and Trentishoe. The stone is one of the better preserved in a group of similar boundary markers sited along the parish boundary. [1,2] The building 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 5A. [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) 81.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Wilson-North, R..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 6271 4791 (point)
Map sheet SS64NW

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Related Monuments/Buildings (11)

Related Events/Activities (2)

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (5A): 1544/2/143
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19513
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 19514
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41730
  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 41731
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/44
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/44/1
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/79
  • Devon SMR: SS64NW/79/1
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20886
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE20887
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21364
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE9006
  • National Trust HER Record: MNA107848
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 872936

Record last edited

Aug 17 2020 12:04PM


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