MSO7922 - Natural rock outcrop on Porlock Allotment (Non-antiquity)

Summary

A group of naturally outcropping rocks and stones are shown as "Stones" on historic mapping.

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Protected Status

Full Description

SS 8410 4383. Stones (NAT). [1] A group of naturally outcropping rocks and stones, exposed by flood water erosion. They have never been considered as an antiquity. [2,3] This outcropping is included in the report to avoid confusion. [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>XY Map: Ordnance Survey. 1892-1906. County Series, 2nd Edition 6 Inch Map. 1:10560. 1905. [Mapped feature: #47317 ]
  • <2> Unpublished document: PITCHER, GHP. Field Investigators Comments. Ordnance Survey visit, 23 July 1965.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Sainsbury, I.S.S. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 11 January 1989.
  • <4> Report: Quinnell, N.V. and Dunn, C.J.. 1992. Lithic monuments within the Exmoor National Park: A new survey for management purposes by the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England.. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. SS84SW31 P. 64.
  • <5> Digital archive: Historic England. Various. National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) entry. 859226, Extant 21 June 2021.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 8410 4383 (point)
Map sheet SS84SW
Civil Parish PORLOCK, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO12235
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 84 SW31
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • NRHE HOB UID (Pastscape): 859226
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35300

Record last edited

Jun 21 2021 8:25PM

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