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HER Number:MDV123113
Name:Boundary stone east of Plaster Down

Summary

Boundary stone south-east of Warren’s Cross on a grass verge at wall corner (south side of road). Rough cut worn stone chipped right across top edge as if caught by machinery. Inscribed 'WB/SB' for Whitchurch Bounds, Sampford Bounds.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 522 726
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 south-east of Warren’s Cross on a grass verge at wall corner just west of National Speed limit sign (south side of road) (SX52252 72675). Legend ‘WB/SB/’. Rough cut worn stone chipped right across top edge as if caught by machinery. WB 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: #113619 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 31/03/2007.

Associated Monuments

MDV123112Related to: Boundary stone north of Coomhill Farm (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