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HER Number:MDV126717
Name:Broad Rock, Erme Head

Summary

Broad Rock, inscribed with the letters 'BB/Broad Rock', is one of the boundary stones that marked the extent of the 700 acre Blachford Manor, an ancient manor recorded in Domesday as 'Blacheorda' and 'Blacheurde'. The letters BB stand for Blachford Bounds.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 618 672
Map Sheet:SX66NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishShaugh Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1750 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Broad Rock' is marked on the late 19th century historic map.

Brewer, D., 2002, Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor, 32, 145-6 (Monograph). SDV350689.

Broad Rock, inscribed with the letters 'BB/Broad Rock', is one of the boundary stones that marked the extent of the 700 acre Blachford Manor, an ancient manor recorded in Domesday as 'Blacheorda' and 'Blacheurde'. The letters BB stand for Blachford Bounds.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Boundary marker is indicated 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).
SDV350689Monograph: Brewer, D.. 2002. Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor. Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor. Hardback Volume. 32, 145-6.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #122493 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV126721Related to: A/Head Rock, Erme Head (Monument)
MDV23538Related to: Blachford House, Cornwood (Building)
MDV5076Related to: The Abbot's Way, Dartmoor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 25 2019 2:08PM