MDE9894 - Possible prehistoric standing stone on ridge from Clannon Ball to Hoccombe Hill (Monument)

Summary

A possibly prehistoric standing stone is situated on the summit of the ridge from Clannon Ball to Hoccombe Hill. It measures 0.45 metres high, 1.1 metres wide and 0.2 metres thick.

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Protected Status

Full Description

Standing stone on Hoccombe Hill, SS 77044389. These ground photograph supplied to the National Monument Record. [1] SS 7704 4389: A slab, possibly prehistoric in origin, is situated on the summit of the ridge from Clannon Ball to Hoccombe Hill about 418 metres Ordnance Datum in an area of rough grassland. It is up to 0.45 metres high, 1.1 metres wide and 0.2 metres thick. At its north end there is a hollow, 0.7 metres across and 0.3 metres deep. [2] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Three photographs from M Walker, 28 May 1989, 17 Gloster Road, Barnstaple.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 23 January 1990. [Mapped feature: #38727 ]
  • <3> Report: Quinnell, N.V. and Dunn, C.J.. 1992. Lithic monuments within the Exmoor National Park: A new survey for management purposes by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. P. 14.
  • <4> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 890352, Extant 16 June 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7704 4389 (point) Surveyed
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish BRENDON, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

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Other Statuses/References

  • Devon SMR Monument ID: 50127
  • Devon SMR: SS74SE/50
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MDE21487
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 74 SE100
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape) (rc): 890352

Record last edited

Jun 16 2021 9:33AM

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