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Latitude: 51.0889 / 51°5'20"N
Longitude: -4.0674 / 4°4'2"W
OS Eastings: 255310
OS Northings: 134208
OS Grid: SS553342
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.CPFR
Mapcode Global: FRA 26C7.P8J
Plus Code: 9C3Q3WQM+H3
Entry Name: Pilton Long Stone
Listing Date: 31 December 1973
Last Amended: 29 September 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385015
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485475
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Barnstaple
Built-Up Area: Barnstaple
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Pilton with Ashford
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Architectural structure
SS5534SE BELLAIRE, Pilton
684-1/2/316 (South side (off))
31/12/73 Pilton Long Stone
(Formerly Listed as:
Long Stone, in open space west of
garden of Broadgate House)
Formerly known as: Long Stone, in garden of Broadgate House
Long stone. Possibly prehistoric, perhaps with a commemorative
purpose. Re-sited and recorded in 1967, following road
improvement scheme. Local limestone with veins of calcite.
Measured in 1967: 3ft x 2ft 9" x 8ft 9"; weight approx 5 tons.
Hole through stone approx 3ft 6" from the ground.
HISTORICAL NOTE: C18 and C19 references indicate that the
stone fell in the C19 and was re-erected 17 feet west of its
original position by Mr Lee of Broadgate House, in a walled
garden. It was re-sited again in 1967.
(Transactions of the Devonshire Association: Exeter: 1968-).
Listing NGR: SS5531034208
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