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HER Number:MDV123116
Name:Boundary stone on Whitchurch Down

Summary

Boundary stone uphill and south-west of bridge over brook, part sunken in grass verge very close to edge of road. Inscribed 'W/T/' for Whitchurch, Tavistock parishes. Easily overlooked, worn and at risk of impact. Chunk out of the top right hand edge.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 505 740
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1822 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 map.


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

Boundary stone approximately 0.25 miles uphill and south-west of bridge over brook, part sunken in grass verge very close to edge of road (north side) (SX50561 74043). Legend ‘W/T/’. Easily overlooked, worn and at risk of impact. Chunk out of the top right hand edge. Inscribed 'W/T/' for Whitchurch, Tavistock parishes. Thought to date to c.1822.


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

'Stone' is marked 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: #113622 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 03/03/2007.

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 2:59PM