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HER Number:MDV37169
Name:Guide post at Willis's Cross, Ilsington

Summary

Direction post at road fork at Willis's Crossroads. Direction post. Early 19th century. Granite. Microchipped.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 799 752
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishIlsington
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/211
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DIRECTION STONE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Ilsington, 48 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV282617.

Direction post at road fork at Willis's Crossroads. Direction post. Early 19th century. Granite. Stone of roughly oblong section, except that the south face is splayed slightly to match the angle of Lounston road; shaped top. On south face is carved to Ashburton, on south-east face to newton, and on north-east face to Ilsington. The letters have been picked out in black.


Byng, B., 2005, Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts (Un-published). SDV357004.

Microchipped 14/10/2005.


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

Guide Post ('GP') depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

ILSINGTON SX 77 NE 3/78 Direction post at road fork at - Willis's Crossroads - II
Direction post. Early C19. Granite. Stone of roughly oblong section, except that the south face is splayed slightly to match the angle of Lounston Road; shaped top. On south face is carved TO ASHBURTON, on south-east face TO NEWTON, and on north- east face TO ILSINGTON. The letters have been picked out in black.
Listing NGR: SX7995275299.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV282617List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Ilsington. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 48.
SDV357004Un-published: Byng, B.. 2005. Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts. A4 Ring Bound.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #21767 ]
SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6557 - Microchip project - vulnerable roadside objects

Date Last Edited:May 8 2018 1:00PM