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Monument Number 890315

Hob Uid: 890315
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Brendon and Countisbury
Grid Ref : SS7859044640
Summary : A prehistoric standing stone measuring 0.7m high, 0.5m wide and 0.2m thick. It tapers from base to top and is surrounded by an erosion hole.
More information : SS 78754465 Stone (NAT) (1)

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

The western of two probably prehistoric standing stones, at SS 7859 4464, is an upright slab 0.3m wide and 0.7m high.
Surveyed at 1:2500 for AD record purposes. (3)

Formerly recorded as SS 74 SE 23, the westernmost of two standing stones (E stone is now SS 74 SE 96). An irregular, upright slab with a blunt, shouldered point; it measures 0.7m high, 0.5m wide and 0.2m thick. It tapers from base to top and is surrounded by an erosion hole 1.3m across and 0.25m deep. A flat slab lies against the stone on the SE side. The stone is situated on a moderate, E facing slope and commands extensive views from NE to SE. It is regarded as probably prehistoric and is situated as such. (4)

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Source Number : 1
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 : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : OS Field Investigation, 06-OCT-1974, NV Quinnell
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : RCHME Field Investigation, 13-DEC-1988, 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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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Derbyshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SS74SE4
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 97
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 74 SE 97
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 97
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1988-12-13
End Date : 1988-12-13