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Long Tom

Hob Uid: 221805
Location :
Wiltshire
Fyfield, Preshute
Grid Ref : SU1438071280
Summary : A finely-dressed sarsen monolith, 8 feet 3 inches high and with squared sides 1 foot across, stands on the Preshute-Fyfield parish boundary. It is probably of recent date.
More information : SU 14397128 "Long Tom". A finely-dressed sarsen monolith,
8 ft 3 in high with squared sides about one foot across, on the
parish boundary. (1)

SU 14407127. The stone, in common with other boundary and standing
stones in the neighbourhood, bears the marks of the steel wedges
used to split it from a larger block, suggesting that it is of
recent date. (2)

Scheduled, National Number 33951. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : The Wiltshire archaeological and natural history magazine
Source details : HC Bowen, PJ Fowler (No. 4)
Page(s) : 109
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 58, 1962
Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 MHB 30-JAN-75
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Source Number : 3
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : Schedule amendment 08-Jan-2001
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Post Medieval
Monument End Date : 1901
Monument Start Date : 1540
Monument Type : Boundary Stone, Parish Boundary, Standing Stone
Evidence : Structure

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 33951
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SU 17 SW 97
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SU 17 SW 97
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1975-01-30
End Date : 1975-01-30
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: AVEBURY WORLD HERITAGE SITE PROJECT
Activity type : FIELD SURVEY
Start Date : 1997-08-01
End Date : 1998-12-01