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HER Number:MDV15304
Name:Stone north-east of South Hessary Tor

Summary

Boundary stone on Walkhampton Common; one of a group marking a straight line between North and South Hessary Tors. Also lies on the line of the Walkhampton / Dartmoor Forest Parish boundary.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 595 724
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
Civil ParishWalkhampton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWALKHAMPTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: 19th century or earlier boundary stone marking a straight line between North and South Hessary Tors

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/174
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1880 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'B.S.' for Boundary stone depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

As the First Edition historic map.


Prowse, A. B., 1906, The Forest Bounds Near Princetown, 412 (Article in Serial). SDV250087.

Between South and North Hessary Tors are seven granite boundary posts running in a straight line. The other six are at: SX59187289; SX58897318; SX58997307; SX58787329; SX58627346; SX58367373.


Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, 1985, Aerial Photograph Project (Interpretation). SDV319854.

Not visible on 1946 Royal Air Force aerial photographs.


Ordnance Survey, 2015, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV357601.

Depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV250087Article in Serial: Prowse, A. B.. 1906. The Forest Bounds Near Princetown. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 38. 412.
SDV319854Interpretation: Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. 1985. Aerial Photograph Project. Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England Aerial Photograph P. Cartographic.
SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV357601Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2015. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #6419 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV116679Related to: Boundary stone 100 metres south of South Hessary Tor (Monument)
MDV116677Related to: Boundary stone at South Hessary Tor (Monument)
MDV112640Related to: Boundary stone at The Lodge, Princetown (Monument)
MDV112639Related to: Boundary stone north of Station Road, Princetown (Monument)
MDV15305Related to: Boundary stone on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV112641Related to: Boundary stone on Walkhampton Common (Monument)
MDV112638Related to: Boundary stone west of Princetown (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2018 3:22PM