MEM24468 - Possible Undated Boundary Stone on Roosthichen (Monument)

Summary

An earth set stone lies close to the historic routeway and parish boundary.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An earth-set stone measuring 0.8m long by 0.6m wide and up to 0.4m high is situated alongside a smaller stone. It is possible that it marks the north-south routeway or the historic county boundary between Somerset and Devon. [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. 13. [Mapped feature: #44969 A possible boundary stone on Roosthichen., ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 71850 40136 (point)
Map sheet SS74SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Aug 15 2018 10:33AM

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