MSO11619 - Post-medieval stone southeast of Knowle (Monument)

Summary

A stone is marked on historic mapping but appears to have been removed between 1962 and 1974. It may have been used as an animal rubbing post.

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Type and Period (2)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Stone" printed on 1962 Ordnance Survey map. [1] No further information. [2] Not located by Fowler, but listed as a possible standing stone. [3] It no longer survives in an area of pasture and its original purpose is unclear; perhaps a rubbing stone. [4] The stone is also noted on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps, but not on modern MasterMap data. [5-7] The stone is omitted from the 1974 Ordnance Survey map. [8] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [9]

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS94SE.
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. 1900-. Somerset County Council / South West Heritage Trust staff comments. E Dennison, Somerset County Council, [?1.19] 1985.
  • <3> Article in serial: Fowler, MJ. 1988. The Standing Stones of Exmoor. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 132. 1-13 (Timberscombe 1).
  • <4> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 9 January 1990.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1854-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. County Series; 2nd Edition (1st Revision) 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.
  • <8> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1974. 1:10,000 scale map: 1974. 1:10000.
  • <9> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 864019, Extant 19 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 9641 4269 (point) Historic mapping
Map sheet SS94SE
Historic Parish DUNSTER
Civil Parish TIMBERSCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8312
  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8326
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE63
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SE88
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1119500
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 864019
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34119

Record last edited

May 19 2022 12:40PM

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