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HER Number:MDV123073
Name:Prison boundary stone in wall, Princetown

Summary

Erected after 1867 when the enlarged bounds of the prison were marked with 'DCP' stones. This example is marked into a stone at the base of a butress of the wall north-east of the church where it abuts on to the old Chaplain's House. Inscribed "DCP" (Directors of Convict Prisons).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 586 737
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Constructed, XIX - 1867 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Brewer, D., 2002, Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor, 262, Fig 90 (Monograph). SDV350689.

Erected after 1867 when the enlarged bounds of the prison were marked with 'DCP' stones. This example is marked into a stone at the base of a butress of the wall north-east of the church where it abuts on to the old Chaplain's House. Inscribed 'DCP'. Photograph included.


Byng, B., 2007, Dartmoor National Park. Microchip Project 2006/7. D.C.P. and other Stones, 06/03/2007 (Un-published). SDV361798.

SX58644 73767. DCP Stone in butress by church recorded.


Joy, R., pre 2007, Annotated map of the Dartmoor Prison DCP stones, undated (Plan - sketch). SDV361799.

Stone marked on Joy's plan.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350689Monograph: Brewer, D.. 2002. Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor. Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor. Hardback Volume. 262, Fig 90.
SDV361798Un-published: Byng, B.. 2007. Dartmoor National Park. Microchip Project 2006/7. D.C.P. and other Stones. Dartmoor National Park. Microchip Project. A4 Ring Bound. 06/03/2007. [Mapped feature: #113570 ]
SDV361799Plan - sketch: Joy, R.. pre 2007. Annotated map of the Dartmoor Prison DCP stones. Digital. undated.

Associated Monuments

MDV15309Part of: Dartmoor Prison, Princetown (Building)
MDV62546Related to: Churchyard, Princetown (Monument)
MDV117288Related to: Extractive pit south east of Culverhayes Farm, Awliscombe parish (Monument)
MDV51517Related to: Prison boundary stone at Holming Beam corner (Monument)
MDV123079Related to: Prison boundary stone at junction west of Two Bridges (Monument)
MDV123076Related to: Prison boundary stone at Oakery Bridge, Princetown (Monument)
MDV123077Related to: Prison boundary stone at roadside, Princetown (Monument)
MDV123078Related to: Prison boundary stone at roadside, Princetown (Monument)
MDV123075Related to: Prison boundary stone at Roundhill Cottage, Princetown (Monument)
MDV123080Related to: Prison boundary stone by leat (Monument)
MDV123074Related to: Prison boundary stone in road, Princetown (Monument)
MDV123081Related to: Prison boundary stone near Rendlestone, Princetown (Monument)
MDV123083Related to: Prison boundary stone outside school, Princetown (Monument)
MDV5013Related to: St Michael and All Angels Church, Princetown (Building)
MDV51406Related to: Stone near Woodville Avenue, Princetown (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2018 4:23PM