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HER Number:MDV2879
Name:Boundary Stone in the Parish of Ivybridge


19th century parish boundary stone at west end of old Ivy Bridge inscribed 'Ermington'


Grid Reference:SX 636 563
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIvybridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishERMINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/38

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Report - Evaluation). SDV1.

Wilson, B, 18/11/2015, Ivybridge Markers (Report - Survey). SDV359286.

Ermington and Ugborough Parish Stones on the old Ivy Bridge.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'BS' indicating boundary stone shown on OS 25" (1880s) map at the southwest side of the bridge.

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1943, Notes on Some Old Roadside Stones in South West Devon, 145-6 (Article in Serial). SDV148816.

Parish boundary stones at Ivybridge. South Brent - Plymouth road. The old bridge over the River Erme lies to north of the bridge carrying the present main road. The river is a parish boundary here and at each end of the old bridge, against the southern parapet, is a granite boundary stone with the name of the parish incised upon the face. Ugborough at eastern and Ermington at western end. One inscribed Ermington. C. F. Sketch attached to letter in register parish file.

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1977, Untitled Source (Site Visit). SDV322262.

Collings, A. G., 1993, Archaeological Assessment of SWW south east Plymouth Water Supply: Phase 1, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV156512.

Jenkinson, T., 2005 - 2011, B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth (Report - Survey). SDV322256.

Site visit 27th April 2004. Parish boundary stone erected circa 1758 on the bridge in Station Road against the downstream parapet of the bridge on the south side of the road. Granite stone circa 45 centimetres wide, inscribed 'Ermington'.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV1Report - Evaluation: A4 Stapled.
SDV148816Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1943. Notes on Some Old Roadside Stones in South West Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 75. A5 Hardback. 145-6.
SDV156512Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 1993. Archaeological Assessment of SWW south east Plymouth Water Supply: Phase 1. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 93.40. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV322256Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2005 - 2011. B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV322262Site Visit: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1977.
SDV359286Report - Survey: Wilson, B. 18/11/2015. Ivybridge Markers. Ivybridge Heritage and Archive Group. Digital.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV71526Related to: Boundary Stone in the Parish of Ivybridge (Monument)
MDV53822Related to: Ivy Bridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV1882 - Unnamed Event
  • EDV1883 - Archaeological assessment of SWW south east Plymouth water supply: phase 1
  • EDV2155 - Exeter to Plymouth Milestone Survey

Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2015 3:30PM