MSO12243 - Disputed prehistoric standing stone on the Exe Plain (Monument)

Summary

A small, triggered, stone was noted in 1990 but it has since been suggested that this may represent part of a redundant 19th Century bank, or one of several scattered natural stones that have been seen in the area.

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Type and Period (3)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small triggered stone. Opposite Long Chains Combe and 50 metres east of a low bank. There are other stones nearby. [1] Low bank appears to be redundant 19th Century bank marked on Ordnance Survey maps. There are a number of scatters of natural stone in the vicinity. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Unpublished document: Setterington, R.A.. 1990. Manuscript in Somerset County Council. [Mapped feature: #43584 ]
  • <2> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. A Preece, 1994.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 7507 4228 (point) Surveyed
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35308

Record last edited

Jun 2 2021 12:36PM

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