MSO6277 - Post-medieval boundary stone on Luccombe Hill (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval boundary stone marks the boundary of Wootton Courtenay and Luccombe parishes. It measures 0.6 metres high, and has the letter "L" inscribed on the western face and "W" on the eastern face.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A post-medieval boundary stone lies on the northwestern slopes of Luccombe Hill at SS 91400 43356. It comprises a red sandstone slab, 0.6 metres high, 0.3 metres high and 0.15 metre thick. The letter "L" is inscribed on the western face, the letter "W" is inscribed on the eastern face. The stone marks the boundary of Wootton Courtenay and Luccombe parishes. [1] The stone is depicted on the 1889 Ordnance Survevy map. [2] "BS" is labelled on 2020 MasterMap data. [3]

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 29 January 1997.
  • <2>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1868-1901. County Series; 1st Edition 25 Inch Map. 1:2500. 1889, Somerset 34(15). [Mapped feature: #30027 ]
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 2020. MasterMap data. 1:2,500.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 91399 43356 (point)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish LUCCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10226
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW77
  • National Park
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1071699
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 16274

Record last edited

Mar 4 2020 3:09PM

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