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HER Number:MDV120388
Name:Boundary stone on Halstock Down

Summary

Boundary stone marking the edge of Okehampton Hamlets and Belstone Parishes lies adjacent to the unmetalled track on the eastern edge of Halstock Down. The crudely shaped moorland post measures 1.0 metres high and 0.4 metres square. The letters 'O, P and B' are inscribed on its western face.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 603 925
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX 69 SW 109
  • Pastscape: 1396627

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

National Monument Record, 2017, Pastscape (Website). SDV359964.

SX 60389256. A boundary stone marking the edge of Okehampton Hamlets and Belstone Parishes lies adjacent to the unmetalled track on the eastern edge of Halstock Down. The crudely shaped moorland post measures 1.0 metres high and 0.4 metres square. The letters 'O, P and B' are inscribed on its western face (citing Probert, S. A. J., 18/08/2003, English Heritage Field Investigation).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV359964Website: National Monument Record. 2017. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. [Mapped feature: #4109 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 8 2017 10:54AM