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HER Number:MDV34247
Name:BOUNDARY STONE in the Parish of Okehampton Hamlets, Sourton


Parish boundstones between Sourton and Okehampton, inscribed 'S O'.


Grid Reference:SX 549 920
Map Sheet:SX59SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
Civil ParishSourton
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX59SW/77

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Marked 'BS' on 1880s 25" OS map.

Griffiths, D. M., 1988, Untitled Source (Worksheet). SDV270436.

Parish boundstones between Sourton and Okehampton hamlets, in hedge forming north side of A30. Higher boundstone of granite, with semi-circular head plain face but inscribed 'S' and 'O' on sides. Below this and set in hedge-bank is a two faced piece of granite, also inscribed 'S' and 'O'. This may be later than the higher stone.

Jenkinson, T., 2005 - 2009, Old A30 Launceston to Exeter (Report - Survey). SDV323480.

Parish boundary stone on Exeter bound carriageway of A30 at Sourton Cross. On grass verge on north side, 100m northeast of slip road at Freeway. A tall granite pillar, 0.95m high. Inscribed 'S [Sourton] O [Okehampton]'. Dates from c1822. Grid reference given as SX54967 92033.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV270436Worksheet: Griffiths, D. M.. 1988.
SDV323480Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2005 - 2009. Old A30 Launceston to Exeter. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2733 - Milestone Survey from Launceston to Exeter
  • EDV2768 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM