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HER Number:MDV15306
Name:Boundary stone 260 metres north-north-west of North Hessary Tor

Summary

Between north hessery tor and great mis tor are nine granite boundary posts running in a straight line. The others are at: 57637462; 57427497; and on map sx57ne.(prowse).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 577 744
Map Sheet:SX57SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SX567SE161
  • National Record of the Historic Environment: 1064636
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SE/175/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD to 1899 AD)

Full description

Prowse, A. B., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV235354.

Between north hessery tor and great mis tor are nine granite boundary posts running in a straight line. The others are at: 57637462; 57427497; and on map sx57ne.(prowse).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV251655.

Prowse, a. B. /tda/38(1906)413/the forest bounds near princetown.

Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England, 1993-1998, Dartmoor Royal Forest Project (Report - Survey). SDV346608.

(16/09/1994) SX57737445. An upright stone located 250m NNW of North Hessary Tor marks the boundary of the Dartmoor Forest and Walkhampton parishes. The flat-topped drill-split post measures 1.0m high, 0.4m wide and 0.25m thick. An arrow pointing upwards is inscribed on the east face.

Probert, S. A. J., 2002?, An archaeological survey and evaluation of Dartmoor Prison Farm (Report - Survey). SDV364452.

(22/08/2002) No change.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV235354Migrated Record: Prowse, A. B..
SDV251655Migrated Record:
SDV346608Report - Survey: Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England. 1993-1998. Dartmoor Royal Forest Project. Royal Commission for the Historical Monuments of England Field/Recording In. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #133320 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15307Related to: Boundary stone at Rundlestone Tor (Monument)
MDV51404Related to: Boundary stone north of North Hessary Tor, Dartmoor Forest (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV8714 - Survey of Dartmoor Prison Farm
  • EDV8409 - Dartmoor Royal Forest Project

Date Last Edited:Oct 13 2021 1:43PM