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Monument Number 430426

Hob Uid: 430426
Location :
Cornwall
St. Ervan
Grid Ref : SW9055068690
Summary : Standing stone known as the Long Stone or Eddystone. It is a massive, unworked block of quartz, set upright, and standing roughly 4 metres high. A small hole in the top of the stone was used to support a weather vane. The tithe map of 1842 indicates the existence of a prehistoric barrow, now levelled, associated with the standing stone.
More information : "Long Stone" - a large rough quartz stone fixed upright, about 13 ft high.'
Standing stone at Music-water (Name SW 904 685). (1,2)

(SW 9055 6869) Long Stone (NAT) (applies to 'dot' symbol). (3)

A standing stone of unworked white quartz 3.6 metres high, tapering from an approximately 1.8 metres "square" base. A metal spike has been set in the top with a crude wooden carving of a fish attached to it to form a weather vane. (4)

No change since report of 25 1 72.

Surveyed at 1:2500 on PFD. (5)

SW 90556869. Standing stone known as the Long Stone or Eddystone. It is a massive, unworked block of quartz, set upright, and standing roughly 4 metres high. A small hole in the top of the stone was used to support a weather vane. The tithe map of 1842 indicates the existence of a prehistoric barrow, now levelled, associated with the standing stone. Scheduled. (6)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Pydar map & notes. C1842 70 (R Thomas)
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Source Number : 2
Source : Naenia Cornubiae
Source details : Naenia Cornubiae 1872, 98 (W C Borlase)
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Source Number : 3
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1880
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 MJF 25-JAN-72
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 NVQ 18-APR-77
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Source Number : 6
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 08-Sep-03
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Late Neolithic
Display Date : Late Neolithic
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Monument Type : Standing Stone, Round Barrow
Evidence : Structure, Documentary Evidence
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
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Monument Type : Standing Stone, Round Barrow
Evidence : Structure, Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 32979
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SW 96 NW 13
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SW 96 NW 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1972-01-25
End Date : 1972-01-25
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SW 96 NW 13
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1977-04-18
End Date : 1977-04-18