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HER Number:MDV123111
Name:Boundary stone north-east of Plaster Down

Summary

Boundary stone opposite turn to Moortown approximately 0.75 miles south of the hamlet against wall above bend in leat. Worn granite, uneven top with chips out of edges. Inscribed with 'SS/P' for Sampford Spiney Parish.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 524 729
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSAMPFORD SPINEY

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, 03/03/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Boundary stone opposite turn to Moortown approximately 0.75 miles south of the hamlet against wall above bend in leat (south side of road) (SX52420 72888). Legend ‘SS/P/’. Worn granite uneven top with chips out of edges. Exposed position. SS/P stands for Sampford Spiney Parish. Serifs on both of the ‘S’s. Thought to date to c.1822.


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: #113617 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 03/03/2007.

Associated Monuments

MDV123113Related to: Boundary stone east of Plaster Down (Monument)
MDV123112Related to: Boundary stone north of Coomhill Farm (Monument)
MDV123110Related to: Boundary stone north-west of Sampford Manor (Monument)
MDV25907Related to: Grimstone and Sortridge Leat (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7612 - Miscellaneous Milestone and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 3:09PM