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HER Number:MDV29656
Name:Boundary Stone at Langaford Bridge

Summary

Boundary stone south-west of Langaford where leat joins Holy Brook. Decsribed in 1986 as having fallen over, in 2007 stone is described as being 'very close to water’s edge' of the leat. Set on a concrete base it is work with chips across top and edges. Inscribed 'H/' for Holne parish. Crudely cut into face. Thought to date to c.1822.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 707 686
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLNE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/156

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD? to 1825 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'B.S. for boundary stone indicated on the late 19th century historic map.


Snell, R., 1986, Green Lanes in Devon Project (Un-published). SDV8442.

Visited in 1986. The 'boundary stone' has fallen over.


Jenkinson, T., 2007, Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads, 10/02/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Boundary stone about 200 metres south-west of Langaford where leat joins Holy Brook at the north end of fence on bank above leat opposite public bridle path sign near to sewage works (east side of the road) (SX70781 68614). Legend ‘H/’. Crudely cut into face. The stone is falling into leat very close to water’s edge. Set on a concrete base it is work with chips across top and edges. Inscribed 'H/' for Holne parish. Thought to date to c.1822.


Ordnance Survey, 2018, MasterMap 2018 (Cartographic). SDV360652.

'BS' for boundary stone is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #16547 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 10/02/2007.
SDV8442Un-published: Snell, R.. 1986. Green Lanes in Devon Project. Green Lanes in Devon Project. Not applicable. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV49068Related to: Guide post north of Langaford Bridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7612 - Miscellaneous Milestone and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 2:54PM