MEM15360 - Boundary Stone, 130 Metres North of Alderman's Barrow (Monument)

Summary

A Royal Forest boundary stone, which also marks the parish boundary between Porlock and Exmoor.

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Full Description

A Royal Forest boundary stone, which also marks the parish boundary between Porlock and Exmoor. It is located at SS8363742470. The stone is upright and stands about 18 inches high. (1) A boundary stone is marked as 'B.S' on the First Edition Ordnance Survey County Series map. (2) A boundary stone is marked as 'B.S' on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey County Series map. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Binnie, C.. 2009. Boundary Stones at Porlock Allotment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1905. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 83636 42458 (point) (Estimated from sources)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Oct 23 2013 2:44PM

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