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HER Number:MDV112639
Name:Boundary stone north of Station Road, Princetown

Summary

Stone depicted on historic maps, one of a group marking a straight line between North and South Hessary Tors. This also marks the point at the corner of the Parish boundary. Not shown on the modern mapping.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 734
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'B.S.' for Boundary Stone is marked on the late 19th century historic map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

As the First Edition map.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

The modern map shows the whole area to have been redeveloped, mostly with housing and it seems possible that the stone is no longer in position.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #2920 ]
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV112640Related to: Boundary stone at The Lodge, Princetown (Monument)
MDV112641Related to: Boundary stone on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV15305Related to: Boundary stone on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV112638Related to: Boundary stone west of Princetown (Monument)
MDV123082Related to: Boundary stone west of Princetown (Monument)
MDV15304Related to: Stone north-east of South Hessary Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 22 2015 10:07AM