MSO7150 - Swap Hill Standing Stone (Monument)

Summary

A prehistoric standing stone on Swap Hill.

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Type and Period (1)

Protected Status

Full Description

A standing stone to the north north of Swap Hill stone setting. Originally included as part of that setting. The stone is 0.3 metres high and part has split off on the west side. [1] SS 8051 4266. A standing stone and a split fragment from the standing stone 200 metres southeast of the Long Combe sheep pen. The stone is a slab orientated north west to south east and is 230mm high, 330mm long and 96mm wide. [2] The stone could not be located during the 2009 or 2015 Scheduled Monument Condition Surveys. It was suggested that the given grid reference may be incorrect. [3,4] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [5]

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Verbal communication: Various. Various. Oral Information. Site visit report, R McDonnell, 23 July 1982.
  • <2>XY Unpublished document: English Heritage. Various. Scheduled Monument Notification. English Heritage Record Form, 24 November 1995. [Mapped feature: #42317 Last reported location of standing stone, ]
  • <3> Report: Bray, L.S.. 2010. Scheduled Monument Condition Assessment 2009, Exmoor National Park.
  • <4> Report: Gent, T. and Manning, P.. 2015. Exmoor National Park Scheduled Monument Condition Survey 2015. Archaedia.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1067092, Extant 29 June 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8051 4266 (point) Grid reference may be incorrect
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12310
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW136
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1067092
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35439

Record last edited

Jun 29 2021 9:29AM

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