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Monument Number 890273

Hob Uid: 890273
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Brendon and Countisbury
Grid Ref : SS7877044660
Summary : A prehistoric standing stone, thought to be one of two is visible as an irregular slab measuring 0.7m high, 0.6m wide and 0.3m thick. It stands in an erosion hollow.
More information : SS 78784467 Stone (NAT) (1)

At Badgworthy Lees, South of Withycombe Ridge Water, two stones are shown on the OS map. (2)

SS 788446 One standing stone. (3)

The eastern of the two probably prehistoric standing stones has apparently been removed. (4)

Formerly recorded as SS 74 SE 23, the easternmost of two standing stones (W stone is now SS 74 SE 97) This stone, still visible, contra authority (4), is an irregular slab with a jagged point, 0.7m high, 0.6m wide and 0.3m thick at the base. It now stands in an erosion hole, 1.5m across and 0.2m deep. It is regarded as probably prehistoric and is scheduled as such, but its origin remains uncertain. (5)

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Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : OS 6" 1962.
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Source : Devonshire Association reports and transactions
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Vol(s) : 38 (1906)
Source Number : 3
Source : The archaeology of Exmoor : Bideford Bay to Bridgwater
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : OS Field Investigation, 06-OCT-1974, NV Quinnell.
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 31-JAN-1989, P Pattison.
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Later Prehistoric
Display Date : Later Prehistoric
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Standing Stone
Evidence : Structure

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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SS74SE5
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : DV 713
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 74 SE 96
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 74 SE 96
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1974-10-06
End Date : 1974-10-06
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 74 SE 96
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1989-01-31
End Date : 1989-01-31