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HER Number:MDV131000
Name:Boundary stone on Ringmoor Down

Summary

A boundary stone on Ringmoor Down. The chisel-topped granite post measures 1.25m high, 0.2m wide and 0.2m thick. The stone leans slightly to the south-west and possesses an erosion hollow.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 662
Map Sheet:SX56NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSheepstor
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSHEEPSTOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX56NE332
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1409370

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Newman, P. + Probert, S., 2005, Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey (Report - Survey). SDV363484.

(17/03/2005) SX 57286623. A boundary stone on Ringmoor Down. The chisel-topped granite post measures 1.25m high, 0.2m wide and 0.2m thick. The stone leans slightly to the south-west and possesses an erosion hollow. It does not display an inscription, its origin and function are unclear. This is one of four similar stones on Ringmoor Down (See 1409367, 1409369 and 1409371).

Probert, S. A. J., 2010, A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area (Report - Survey). SDV360517.

Newman, P., 2018, Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation (Report - Survey). SDV361636.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360517Report - Survey: Probert, S. A. J.. 2010. A Condition Survey of the Archaeological Sites of Ringmoor, Dartmoor Training Area. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV361636Report - Survey: Newman, P.. 2018. Archaeological Sites within Ringmoor Training Area, Dartmoor National Park, Devon: A condition survey on behalf of Defence Infrastructure Organisation. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Comb Bound.

Associated Monuments

MDV131001Related to: Boundary stone on Ringmoor Down (Monument)
MDV131002Related to: Boundary stone on Ringmoor Down (Monument)
MDV130999Related to: Boundary stone on Ringmoor Down (Monument)
MDV131003Related to: Field system on Ringmoor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8227 - Ringmoor Training Area: Monument Baseline Condition Survey
  • EDV7443 - Condition survey of archaeological sites in Ringmoor Training Area
  • EDV7569 - Condition survey of Ringmoor Down training area

Date Last Edited:Jul 20 2021 8:58AM