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HER Number:MDV123081
Name:Prison boundary stone near Rendlestone, Princetown

Summary

Dates to after 1867 when the enlarged bounds of the prison were marked with 'DCP' stones. Inscribed "DCP" (Directors of Convict Prisons), this example may be missing.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 576 746
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, 260-62, Fig 90 (Monograph). SDV350689.

Erected after 1867 when the enlarged bounds of the prison were marked with 'DCP' stones. Inscribed 'DCP'. Marked on plan but not mentioned / photographed individually.


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. 260-62, Fig 90. [Mapped feature: #113578 ]
SDV361799Plan - sketch: Joy, R.. pre 2007. Annotated map of the Dartmoor Prison DCP stones. Digital. undated.

Associated Monuments

MDV15309Part of: Dartmoor Prison, Princetown (Building)
MDV51404Related to: Boundary stone north of North Hessary Tor (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)
MDV123073Related to: Prison boundary stone in wall, Princetown (Monument)
MDV112633Related to: Prison boundary stone north-north-west of Mis Tor Farm (Monument)
MDV121030Related to: Smallholding at Rendlestone Tor, Princetown (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2018 4:16PM