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HER Number:MDV30643
Name:Boundary stone in cairn, 100 metres north-west of Cold East Cross

Summary

Roughly squared granite post inscribed EPB 1837, with A and B on either side. One of a series on Buckland Common marking the boundary of manor and parish in the 19th century. EPB stands for Edmund Pollexfen Bastard, Lord of the Manor. The stone is planted in the centre of a roughly circular disturbed area a few metres west of Cold East Cross.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 739 742
Map Sheet:SX77SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Civil ParishBuckland in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKLAND IN THE MOOR
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77SW/257/1
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

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. Roughly squared granite post inscribed EPB 1837, with A and B on either side. One of a series on Buckland Common marking the boundary of manor and parish in the 19th century. EPB stands for Edmund Pollexfen Bastard, lord of the manor. The stone is planted in the centre of a roughly circular disturbed area a few metres west of Cold East Cross.


Department of Environment, 1986, Buckland in the Moor, 25 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV350073.

Boundary stone about 100 metres north-west of Cold East Crossroads. Boundary stone between Ashburton and Buckland parishes. Dated 1837. Roughly-shaped oblong-section granite post about 1 metre high. On the south-west is carved EPB 1837. On the south-west is carved the letter A and on the north-west face the letter B.


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

The final stone (in this direction) stands at Cold East Cross, a spot that was named as Horeburrough in 1593 and developed, through various alternative spellings, to become the Ham Burrow of 1837.


Newman , P., 2015, Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, 56 (Report - Survey). SDV359145.

A boundary stone built into a cairn that defines the parish boundary between Buckland and Ashburton. The stone bares the inscription EPB 1837.
Condition is stable. SX73990 74280.


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.
SDV350073List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Buckland in the Moor. A4 Bound. 25.
SDV359145Report - Survey: Newman , P.. 2015. Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape, Dartmoor National Park, Devon. South-West Landscape Investigations. A4 Bound + Digital. 56.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #17190 ]
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)
MDV25180Related to: Boundary stone on Buckland Common (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6836 - Rippon Tor Premier Archaeological Landscape survey

Date Last Edited:Sep 17 2018 3:35PM