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HER Number:MDV60701
Name:Standing Stone to north of Hartland Abbey

Summary

Standing stone, about 7 feet tall, located immediately south of modern stile on footpath running east-west across field to north of Hartland Abbey.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 241 252
Map Sheet:SS22NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHartland
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHARTLAND

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS22NW/44

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STANDING STONE (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Mr. Purnell, Standing Stone (Worksheet). SDV341739.

Standing stone about 7 feet tall, almost square in section of about 10 inches. Located immediately south of modern stile on footpath running east-west across field. Stile probably on north-south boundary (now dismantled) joining northernmost point of southern boundry to this field. The standing stone is offset from assumed boundary and directly opposite a similar stone across Abbey River.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report, No. 155 (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Standing stone about 7 foot tall, almost square section of about 10 inches. Immediately south of modern stile on footpath running east-west across field. Stone is offset from an assumed former north-south boundary here and directly opposite a similar stone across abbey river.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital. No. 155.
SDV341739Worksheet: Mr. Purnell. Standing Stone. Worksheet + Digital. [Mapped feature: #38836 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV60702Related to: Standing Stone by spring to south of Hartland Abbey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 23 2015 12:09PM