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HER Number:MDV123114
Name:Inscribed stone on road to Heathercombe, Manaton

Summary

Stone on grass bank set back from road at turn to Heathercombe inscribed with ‘Thine is the Power’ and three fishes carved onto a recessed panel. Tall stone set up around 1969. One of three stones around Heathercombe.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 724 808
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishManaton
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishMANATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • MARKER STONE (Constructed, XX - 1969 AD to 1969 AD (Between))

Full description

Jenkinson, T., 2007, Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads, 08/03/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Boundary stone on grass bank set back from road at turn to Heathercombe some 800 metres north-east of Natsworthy Gate (west side) (SX72456 80847). Legend ‘THINE/ IS THE/ POWER/’. Tall stone (136 centimetres) set up by Claude Pike to record ‘a philosophy of man’s stewardship’. Three fishes are carved onto a recessed panel. The stone is one of three around Heathercombe. Dates to c.1969.


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

'G.P.' for guide post is marked at this location on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 08/03/2007.

Associated Monuments

MDV77800Related to: North Heathercombe farm, Manaton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7612 - Miscellaneous Milestone and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 3:04PM