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HER Number:MDV37782
Name:Direction post at Five Lanes junction, Hennock

Summary

Early 19th century inscribed direction post at Five Lanes road junction. Granite. Microchipped.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 830 801
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHennock
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/89
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • DIRECTION STONE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Hennock, 78 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV299469.

Direction post at Five Lanes at the junction of the roads to Hennock village and Warmhill. Direction post. Early 19C. Granite. A 5-sided post with roughly shaped top. Each side has a carved inscription, the lettering having serifs. On south-west side is carved to S. Bovey, on north-west side to Moreton, on north-east side to Hennock, on east side to Exeter, and on south-east side to Chudleigh.


Exeter Archaeology, 2002, Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV281233.

Granite direction post at Five Lanes with three faces inscribed "To Moreton", "To S. Bovey" & "To Chudleigh".


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

Microchipped 14/10/2005.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV281233Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2002. Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main. Exeter Archaeology Report. 02.78. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV299469List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Hennock. Historic Houses Register. Hard copy. 78.
SDV357004Un-published: Byng, B.. 2005. Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts. A4 Ring Bound.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV130 - Archaeological Assessment of Tottiford to Newton Abbot Trunk Main
  • EDV6557 - Microchip project - vulnerable roadside objects

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2017 10:06AM