MEM24473 - Undated stone on Roosthichen (Monument)

Summary

A subrectangular earth set stone is visible on the southern edge of Roosthichen.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A subrectangular earth set stone measuring 0.7 metres by 0.6 metres and 0.4 metres high is located close to the historic Somerset and Devon border, as well as the north to south historic route way. The stone appears brocken and may have once been taller. It is also possible that this may be a natural feature. [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. 16; no. 20. [Mapped feature: #44976 A possible boundary stone on Roosthichen, ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 71777 39756 (point)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • None recorded

Record last edited

Sep 2 2020 4:31PM

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