MEM15368 - Medieval or post-medieval boundary stone south of Black Barrow (Monument)

Summary

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

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Royal Forest boundary stone, which also marks the parish boundary between Porlock and Exmoor. It is located at SS 83265 43970. The small stone is upright, in a depression. [1] A boundary stone is marked as 'B.S' on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey County Series map. [2] The stone is depicted and labelled on the 2021 MasterMap data. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Binnie, C.. 2009. Boundary Stones at Porlock Allotment.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.
  • <3>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap data. 1:2,500. [Mapped feature: #31339 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 83256 43962 (1m by 2m)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Jul 21 2021 10:25AM

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