MSO10485 - Signpost at Combecross Hill, Monksilver (Building)


An early 20th Century signpost inscribled 'Monksilver/Slow' in raised letters, with triangular SCC sign above. The sign is on the edge of the National Park boundary.

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Signpost. Early C20. Cast iron. Rectangular sign inscribed: Monksilver/Slow in raised letters, attached to later upright iron post surmounted by triangle with SCC in attached letters. Primarily listed for historic interest and as a good example of cast iron lettering. [1] English Heritage Listed Building Number: 264773. First Listed on 21/12/1984. [2] Iron walls. [3] The signpost was visited in June 2012 as part of the rapid condition survey of Exmoor's Listed Buildings 2012-13. It received a BAR score of 4A. [4] GIS mapping for this record has been moved from ST 0753 3741 to ST 07481 37388 as per discussion with English Heritage Minor Amendments Team in January 2015. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: 21/12/1984. Thirty-first List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Distict of West Somerset (Somerset).
  • <2> Unassigned: Webster CJ, Historic Environment Record. 2005. Staff Comments, Somerset County Council.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Somerset County Council. Various. Somerset HER parish files - Exmoor records.
  • <4> Report: Lawrence, G.. 2014. Exmoor National Park: Rapid condition survey of listed buildings 2012-13.
  • <5> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Catherine Dove, 5 January 2015.



Grid reference ST 07480 37388 (point) (NHLE)
Map sheet ST03NE

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Other Statuses/References

  • 2012-3 Building At Risk Score (4A): 375/5/16
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 30713

Record last edited

Apr 23 2021 4:20PM


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