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HER Number:MDV30595
Name:Boundary stone on Buckland Common

Summary

Finely squared granite post inscribed EPB 1837, with an A and B on either side; more skilfully carved than other stones marking the manor boundaries on Buckland Common. finely squared granite post inscribed EPB 1837, with an A and B on either side. A well carved Roman A and much more skilful than other stones marking the manor boundaries on Buckland Common. One of a series marking the manor boundary on Buckland Common. EPB stand for Edmund Pollexfen Bastard, Lord of the manor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 737 739
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/281

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XIX - 1837 AD to 1837 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'B. S.' (boundary stone) depicted on the late 19th century historic map.


Belsey, P. M., 1983 - 1987, Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist (Un-published). SDV345904.

3/4/1983 Boundary stone a finely squared granite post inscribed EPB 1837, with an A and B on either side. A well carved Roman A and much more skilful than other stones marking the manor boundaries on Buckland Common.
One of a series marking the manor boundary on Buckland Common. EPB stand for Edmund Pollexfen Bastard, Lord of the manor.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 55 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

Boundary stone on Buckland Common that defines the boundary between Ashburton and Buckland parishes. Condition is stable. SX73768 73913.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV345904Un-published: Belsey, P. M.. 1983 - 1987. Buckland In The Moor Parish Checklist. Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 55.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #17165 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV25180Related to: Boundary stone on Buckland Common (Monument)
MDV30647Related to: Boundary stone on Buckland Common (Monument)
MDV114604Related to: Rifle Range on Welstor Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Mar 1 2016 10:42AM