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HER Number:MDV123107
Name:Boundary stone south of Higher Godsworthy Farm, Peter Tavy

Summary

Boundary Stone at Lawns Corner where the road bends north towards Higher Godsworthy Farm. Misshapen stone worn and apparently moved to current spot in c. 1970s (according to Hemery) after being found in wall. Inscribed with ‘P’, for Peter Tavy?

Location

Grid Reference:SX 529 769
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Constructed, XVIII - 1750 AD? to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Stone' is depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Jenkinson, T., 2007, Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads, 26/05/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Boundary Stone at Lawns Corner where the road bends north towards Higher Godsworthy Farm. Leaning beside wall next to yellow grit bin west side of road (SX52980 76931). Legend ‘P’. Misshapen stone worn and apparently moved to current spot in c. 1970s (citing Hemery) after being found in wall. ‘P’ is thought to relate to Peter Tavy. Thought to be late 18th century in date.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

'Stone' is shown on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #113611 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 26/05/2007.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7612 - Miscellaneous Milestone and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 3:14PM