MSO9244 - Post-medieval boundary stone on Dunkery Hill (Monument)

Summary

A post-medieval boundary stone was visible during field investigation in 1997 and 2014. This marks the boundary between Cutcombe and Wootton Courtney parishes.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A boundary stone lies close to a footpath on the south slope of Dunkery at SS 90958 41215. It is 0.6 metres high and 0.5 metres wide. There are no inscriptions. It lies on the parish boundary of Cutcombe and Wootton Courtenay. The mounds were surveyed using differential GPS as part of the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Exmoor Project. [1] This stone was visble during field investigation in April 2014; it was surveyed using GPS and its position recorded as SS 90961 41222. [2]

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Riley, H.. Field Investigators Comments. RCHME Field Investigation, 10 April 1997.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Exmoor National Park Authority. 2014. Dunkery Hill, Hanny Combe and Spangate: Site visit.

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 90958 41214 (point)
Map sheet SS94SW
Civil Parish WOOTTON COURTENAY, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Civil Parish CUTCOMBE, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • Exmoor National Park HER Number (now deleted): MSO10230
  • National Monuments Record reference: SS 94 SW86
  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • National Trust HER Record
  • Pastscape HOBID (was Monarch UID): 1082427
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 16283

Record last edited

Jul 28 2020 4:49PM

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