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HER Number:MDV116933
Name:Commemorative Stone near Emsworthy, Ilsington


Stone erected in 1993 to commemorate the life of the Dartmoor writer Harry Starkey inscribed 'DS 1853' and 'FHS'


Grid Reference:SX 754 771
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • COMMEMORATIVE STONE (XX - 1993 AD to 1994 AD)

Full description

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

Stone near Emsworthy was re-erected in 1993 to commemorate the life of Harry Starkey a Dartmoor writer. It has 'DS 1853' on one side and 'FHS' on the other.

Sources / Further Reading

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.

Associated Monuments

MDV8066Related to: Prehistoric Settlement north-east of Emsworthy Rocks (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

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

Date Last Edited:Oct 17 2016 1:33PM