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HER Number:MDV2161
Name:STANDING STONE in the Parish of East Down


Standing stone at Holwell.


Grid Reference:SS 579 422
Map Sheet:SS54SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Down
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST DOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS54SE/9

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STANDING STONE (Bronze Age - 2200 BC to 701 BC (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, SS54SE10 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV88522.

Palmer, M. G., 1937, Standing Stones of the Ilfracombe District, 487-488 (Article in Serial). SDV64392.

Stone. Height 813mm, width 864mm, thickness 610mm, elevation 213m. Standing stone at Holwell. Farm takes its name from the spring in the hollow and the stone may have served to mark the way to it. Possibly moved from another nearby site. Of quartz, it has suffered from fracture.

Fowler, M. J. F., 1993, Standing Stones of Exmoor, 166 (Article in Serial). SDV65409.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV64392Article in Serial: Palmer, M. G.. 1937. Standing Stones of the Ilfracombe District. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 69. A5 Paperback. 487-488.
SDV65409Article in Serial: Fowler, M. J. F.. 1993. Standing Stones of Exmoor. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 125. A5 Paperback. 166.
SDV88522Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey. SS54SE10.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM