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HER Number:MDV30598
Name:Boundary stone on Blackslade Down

Summary

Depicted on historic maps; roughly squared granite post with 'A' and 'B' inscribed on either side situated south of the track to Blackslade Ford. One of a series on Buckland Common marking the Ashburton-Buckland parish boundary. Inscribed EPB 1837: which stands for Edmund Pollexfen Bastard, Lord of the Manor.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 738 747
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/283

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 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 roughly squared granite post with an A and B inscribed on either side situated south of the track to Blackslade Ford. One of a series on Buckland Common marking the Ashburton-Buckland parish boundary. Inscribed EPB 1837, which stands for Edmund Pollexfen Bastard, Lord of the Manor.


Brown, M., 1996, A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor, 12 (Monograph). SDV361770.

The fourth stone (from Blackslade Ford to Cold East Cross) is not on an ancient bondmark.


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

A boundary stone that defines the parish boundary between Buckland and Ashburton sited south of the Blackslade track. The stone bears the inscription EPB 1837.


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: #17167 ]
SDV361770Monograph: Brown, M.. 1996. A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor. A guide to the Parish of Buckland-in-the-Moor. A5 Paperback. 12.

Associated Monuments

MDV30596Related to: Boundary stone at Dry Bridge (Monument)
MDV30635Related to: Boundary stone on Buckland Common (Monument)
MDV112762Related to: Military mortar pit on Buckland Common (Monument)
MDV61838Related to: Streamwork on Blackslade Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 17 2018 3:44PM