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HER Number:MDV116931
Name:Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington

Summary

One of nine Bagtor Manor boundary stones inscribed 'B' and 'I' on opposing faces

Location

Grid Reference:SX 757 764
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks and stone walls of a Bronze age parallel reave system on Haytor Down with a number of hut circle settlements, enclosures and prehistoric cairns, plus 19th century Bagtor Tin Mine

Other References/Statuses

  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 23, Map 1 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Boundary Stone 'f'. A line of boundary stones, ‘a’ to ‘f’, crosses the moorland in a north-west to south-east direction all inscribed with ‘B’ and ‘I’ on opposing faces marking the northern boundary of Bagtor Manor. All are short granite pillars except ‘f’ which is part of a large natural rock split into seveal pieces and itself on the boundary of a Prehistoric enclosure.


Newman, P., 2002, Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon, 18, Figure 9 (Report - Survey). SDV346395.

Bagtor Manor boundary stone rock with inscriptions 'I' and 'B' on opposite faces.


Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 2002, Haytor Down: The Archaeology (Plan - measured). SDV359685.

Stone shown as 'BS' on survey on the boundary of an ancient field.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 23, Map 1.
SDV346395Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2002. Haytor Down, Ilsington, Devon. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Report. A1/2/1999. A4 Spiral Bound. 18, Figure 9.
SDV359685Plan - measured: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 2002. Haytor Down: The Archaeology. A1 Folded.

Associated Monuments

MDV116756Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116757Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116758Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116759Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116760Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV51799Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV51800Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV66283Related to: Bagtor Manor Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)
MDV116820Related to: 'Duke Stone' Boundary Stone, Ilsington (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7021 - Haytor Down: Survey Report (Ref: A1/2/1999)

Date Last Edited:Apr 3 2018 10:57AM