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HER Number:MDV28317
Name:Boundary stone at Nodden Gate


Robinson (1985) record one of the boundary stones of Bridestowe and Sourton Common, now moved to the middle of the track at Nodden Gate and suggests that possibly this represents the stone originally sited further to the east at SX 5331 8626.


Grid Reference:SX 531 862
Map Sheet:SX58NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBridestowe
Civil ParishLands common to the Parishes of Bridestowe and Sourton
Civil ParishLydford
DistrictWest Devon

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of prehistoric field system and two possible hut circles south of Nodden Gate

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX58NW/112
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD (Between) to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Robinson, R., 1985, Boundary stone (Worksheet). SDV264097.

(November 1985) SX 531 862 One of the boundary stones of Bridestowe and Sourton Common, now moved to the middle of the track at Nodden Gate - ? to repair it. Possibly the one marked on Ordnance Survey 6 inch historic map (1965), which could not be found during 1985 visit, at SX 5331 8626.

Ordnance Survey, 2023, Mastermap 2023 (Cartographic). SDV365227.

'BS' still marked here (SX 5331 8626) on the modern mapping, although the stone may no longer be in position; Robinson could not find it at this location in 1985.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV264097Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1985. Boundary stone. Worksheet. Unknown. [Mapped feature: #15633 Current location of stone?, ]
SDV365227Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2023. Mastermap 2023. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #140303 Former location of stone?, ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 7 2023 4:19PM