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HER Number:MDV123112
Name:Boundary stone north of Coomhill Farm

Summary

Boundary stone north of Huckworthy Cross and 200 metres south-east of another boundary stone. Back from road standing above stream in recess between walls on north side of road. Chunks out of top and at bottom right hand side. Rough cut and very worn. Inscribed with 'W/B/' for Whitchurch Bounds, 'SB/' for Sampford Bounds.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 524 725
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSampford Spiney
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, 31/03/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Boundary stone approximately 0.75 miles north of Huckworthy Cross and 200 metres south-east of another boundary stone (MDV123113). Set back from the road standing above stream in recess between walls on north side of road (SX52411 72572). Legend ‘W/B/SB/’. Chunks out of top and at bottom right hand side. Rough cut and very worn. W/B/ stands for Whitchurch Bounds, SB/ for Sampford Bounds. 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: #113618 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 31/03/2007.

Associated Monuments

MDV123113Related to: Boundary stone east of Plaster Down (Monument)
MDV123111Related to: Boundary stone north-east of Plaster Down (Monument)
MDV123110Related to: Boundary stone north-west of Sampford Manor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7612 - Miscellaneous Milestone and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 3:08PM