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HER Number:MDV112641
Name:Boundary stone on Walkhampton Common


Stone depicted on historic maps at the edge of the Common, one of a group marking a straight line between North and South Hessary Tors. Also lies on the line of the Walkhampton / Dartmoor Forest Parish boundary heading south-east.


Grid Reference:SX 589 730
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: 19th century or earlier boundary stone marking a straight line between North and South Hessary Tors

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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.

'Stone' is depicted on the modern mapping, so presumably is still 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).
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #2922 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV112640Related to: Boundary stone at The Lodge, Princetown (Monument)
MDV112639Related to: Boundary stone north of Station Road, Princetown (Monument)
MDV15305Related to: Boundary stone on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV112638Related 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:Oct 2 2018 3:21PM