MSO11968 - Possible prehistoric standing stones at Room Hill (Monument)

Summary

One or more standing stones have been noted on historic mapping in this location; however, they no longer appear to be extant.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Stone" marked on 1962 map. [1] Three small standing stones on the western side of Room Hill by the road. [2] No stones there now. [3] A stone is depicted on the 1st and 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey maps but no longer appears on modern MasterMap data. [5-7]

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1962. 6 Inch Map: 1962. 1:10560. SS83NE.
  • <2> Article in serial: Gray, H.St.G. 1937. Rude Stone Monuments...part V. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society. 83. 170.
  • <3> Article in serial: Fowler, MJ. 1988. The Standing Stones of Exmoor. Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society. 132. 1-13 (Winsford 2).
  • <4> Monograph: RCHME . 1992. Lithic Monuments within the Exmoor National Park. SS83NE30, 67.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1907. County Series, 2nd Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500.
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8547 3644 (point) (Historic mapping)
Map sheet SS83NE
Civil Parish WINSFORD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO8568
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 83 NE30
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 974534
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 34582

Record last edited

Sep 1 2017 12:41PM

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