MEM24453 - Mare Pool Cross at Hawkridge Cross (Building)

Summary

The sign post was named after a pool to the south of the T junction at which the post is situated.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The sign post was visited in June 2017 as part of the Exmoor Signpost Project 2017-8. It has a pyramidal finial inscribed with "S C C". The fingers below read: HAWKRIDGE 3/4 WITHYPOOL 3 / NORTH MOLTON 7 1/2 EAST ANSTEY 5 / DULVERTON 5 The location collar states the name MARE POOL CROSS. The post reads SOMERSET SHELDON WELLS. N.B. The signpost is located at Hawkridge Cross. The Mare Pool was a dew pond in the field behind the post (MSO12575), which has been filled in. [1] The location of the signpost has been mapped in the HER using 2018 Ordnance Survey MasterMap data. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Various. 2017-8. Exmoor and West Somerset Main Signpost Survey. WH4.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap. [Mapped feature: #44951 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8507 3098 (point)
Map sheet SS83SE
Civil Parish WITHYPOOL AND HAWKRIDGE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Signpost Project 2017-8 (D, ?F): WH4

Record last edited

Nov 5 2020 10:02AM

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