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Naked Boy Stone

Hob Uid: 188485
Location :
Somerset
Somerset West and Taunton
Treborough
Grid Ref : ST0149034470
Summary : Medieval Boundary stone marking the boundaries between the parishes of Old Cleeve and Brompton Regis.
More information : (ST 01493447) Naked Boy's Stone (BS) (NAT) (1)

Standing Stone ST 015345 Naked Boy (W of Dun's Stone) Destroyed? (2)

Naked Boy's Stone is said to mark the line of an ancient trackway from Combwich on the River Parrett.
(Stone still shown on OS 1:10000 1977). (3)

ST 03 SW 7/65 Naked Boy's Stone, Brendon Hill at NGR ST 01503447.
Grade II.

Boundary stone. Medieval. Undressed granite, roughly triangular in
shape, about 1.25 metres high. Marks the boundary between Old Cleeve
and Brompton Regis parishes. (4)

Fowler confirms that the stone is still in place, with details as in authority 4. Catalogued as Brompton Regis 2 (5).

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1962
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Source : The archaeology of Exmoor : Bideford Bay to Bridgwater
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Source Number : 3
Source : The West Somerset mineral railway and the story of the Brendon Hills iron mines
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Source Number : 4
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) W Somer Dist (Old Cleeve) Somer 21 12 84 38
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Source Number : 5
Source : Somerset archaeology and natural history : the proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Source details : (MJ Fowler)
Page(s) : 3
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Vol(s) : 130, 1988

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Boundary Stone, Parish Boundary
Evidence : Structure
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Parish Boundary, Boundary Stone
Evidence : Structure

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Somerset)
External Cross Reference Number : 33888
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 03 SW 19
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