MEM24466 - Undated Stone on Roosthitchen (Monument)

Summary

An undated earth-set quartz rich stone could represent a possible boundary stone on Roosthitchen.

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Full Description

An earth-set quartz rich stone on Roosthichen measuring 0.5m by 0.5m and 0.15m high, although it may have been taller. It is possibly natural, although no similar stones are visible in the immediate vicinity, but it could have also been set to demark the Somerset/Devon county boundary. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Kirkham, G. and Taylor, S.. 2008. Exmoor Mire Restoration Project: Archaeological Survey on Moorland Areas at Alderman's Barrow Allotment, Blackpitts-Exe Head, North Twitchen, Roosthitchen and Verney's Allotment. p. 15; no. 10. [Mapped feature: #44966 Undated stone on Roosthichen, ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 71981 40169 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Record last edited

Aug 15 2018 10:16AM

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