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HER Number:MDV123109
Name:Boundary stone west of Brimstonedown, Gidleigh

Summary

Boundary stone about 0.5 miles west of Teigncombe below wall east of cattle grid. Legend ‘GP’ for Gidleigh Parish. Rough cut boundary stone of natural rock. Worn chipped across top and with a chunk out of left hand side.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 666 872
Map Sheet:SX68NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishGidleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCHAGFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'B.S.' for boundary stone is depicted on the late 19th century historic mapping.


Jenkinson, T., 2007, Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads, 06/04/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Boundary stone about 0.5 miles west of Teigncombe below wall in nettles / briars approximately 10 metres east of cattle grid as road breaks out onto the open moor. (SX66695 87211). Legend ‘GP’. Rough cut boundary stone of natural rock. Worn chipped across top and with a chunk out of left hand side. Large deeply cut ‘P’ possibly renewed in recent times as part of ‘Beating the Bounds’ for Gidleigh Parish. Thought to date to c.1842.


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

'Boundary Stone' is depicted 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: #113615 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 06/04/2007.

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 3:10PM