MSO7541 - Post-medieval stone trough north of Moor Wood (Monument)

Summary

A stone trough, made from a single piece of sandstone, may have been commissioned by the Luttrell family.

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Full Description

SS 95828 47558. A stone trough made from a single piece of stone 0.9 by 0.5 by 0.2 metres deep lies next to a path. It may have been placed here as part of the Luttrells' attempts to open up North Hill to visitors. Found during field reconnaissance as part of RCHME fieldwork on the Exmoor National Park holding on North Hill. [1] This record was enhanced as part of the National Record of the Historic Environment to Exmoor National Park Historic Environment Record data transfer project. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1>XY Report: Riley, H. and Wilson-North, R.. 1997. The field archaeology of North Hill: An archaeological survey of the Exmoor National Park holding. RCHME. SS 94 NE 73, p10, 24. [Mapped feature: #46212 p10,24]
  • <2> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 1103387, Extant 10 May 2022.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 95828 47558 (point)
Map sheet SS94NE
Civil Parish MINEHEAD, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12446
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 NE73
  • National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 1103387
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35647

Record last edited

May 10 2022 11:34AM

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