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HER Number:MDV123117
Name:Boundary stone north of Pixies' Cross

Summary

Boundary stone approximately 5 metres from road near to the 7th tee of Tavistock Golf Course. Inscribed 'W/T/' for Whitchurch, Tavistock parishes. Worn granite with faint inscription. Some chips to edges and across top of stone. Exposed position.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 503 738
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 5 metres from road near to the 7th tee of Tavistock Golf Course on a small mound by track leading across course (north side of the road) (SX50357 73887). Legend ‘W/T/’. Worn granite with faint inscription. Some chips to edges and across top of stone. Exposed position. 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: #113623 ]
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 2:58PM