MEM24492 - Possible prehistoric standing stone on Kittucks Mead (Monument)

Summary

A possible prehistoric standing stone overlooks the sheepfold on Kittuck's Mead. It could also represent a rubbing stone.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

Full Description

Possible standing stone (0.5m x 0.3m x 0.15m) situated in an area of Molinia overlooking Maddacombe with no other surface stone apparent in the vicinity. Probing revealed others stone adjacent to the visible stone which may be buried trigger stones. The stone’s morphology is blocky rather than slab or post-like. [1-2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Report: Morris, B.. 2014. Larkbarrow Farm, Exmoor: Results of a walkover survey. p. 19; ELB14(12).
  • <2>XY Digital archive: Bray, L.S.. 2014-2015. Larkbarrow, Exmoor: Archaeological walkover survey. p. 1; ELB14(12). [Mapped feature: #45004 Possible standing stone., ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 82257 43644 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

External Links (0)

Other Statuses/References

  • Mires Feature Reference (Monument): ELB14(12)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2021 12:07PM

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