MEM15376 - Medieval or post-medieval boundary stone east of Meads (Monument)

Summary

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

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A boundary stone is marked as 'B.S' on the First Edition Ordnance Survey County Series map. [1] A boundary stone is marked as 'B.S' on the Second Edition Ordnance Survey County Series map. [2] The stone is not marked on the 2021 MasterMap data. [3] The stone marks the boundary of the Royal Forest of Exmoor and the parish boundary between Porlock and Exmoor. It may have been installed for either designation. [4]

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. [Mapped feature: #31347 ]
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2021. MasterMap data. 1:2,500.
  • <4> Verbal communication: Various. 1993-. Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Team staff comments. Catherine Dove, 21 July 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 83347 43419 (point)
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 10:26AM

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