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Boswens Croft

Standing Stone / Menhir


Details of site on Pastscape

A low flat-topped mound has been interpreted as the remains of a barrow. A stone measuring 0.7 by 0.9 by 2.4 metres high standing on it is thought to be a standing stone.
[SW 40023290] Long Stone [NR] (1)
Long stone at Boswens Croft, 9 feet in height. (2)
Sancreed, Longstone west of Boswens Common - Scheduled Ancient Monument. (3)
This stone stands on a barrow. (4)
The stone is of rectangular section measuring 0.7m x 0.9m. and is 2.4m. high. It is set in a low, flat-topped, mound of stone and earth, 0.3m. high, which represents the remains of a barrow. No retaining stones are identifiable around the perimeter. Ground photograph: see AO/61/35/5 from NW. (5)
No change from report of 6 1 61. (6)

( 1) Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) 6" 1908.
( 2) General reference Ancient Crosses of West Cornwall 1858 (J.T. Blight) Page(s)171
( 3) General reference List Anc.Mon. in Eng. & Wales 1958, p.20. (M.O.W.)
( 4a) Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
( 4) Field Investigators Comments F1 EG 16-DEC-60
( 5) Field Investigators Comments F2 NVQ 06-JAN-61
( 6) Field Investigators Comments F3 MJF 09-MAY-75
Chance Posted by Chance
10th July 2012ce

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