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HER Number:MDV37784
Name:Direction post at Leigh Crossroads, Hennock

Summary

Direction post at Leigh Crossroads. Direction post. Early 19th century. Granite. Square-section post with head cut back and splayed. On east side is carved to Exeter, on south-west side to Bovey, this being accompanied by a direction arrow, and on north-west side to Hennock. Microchipped.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 841 808
Map Sheet:SX88SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHennock
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishHENNOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX88SW/83
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Department of Environment, 1986, Hennock, 79 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV299469.

Direction post at Leigh Crossroads. Direction post. Early 19th century. Granite. Square-section post with head cut back and splayed. On east side is carved to Exeter, on south-west side to Bovey, this being accompanied by a direction arrow, and on north-west side to Hennock.


Agricultural Development Advisory Service, 1995, Recording sheet, 8/2/1995 (Report - Survey). SDV281717.

Granite and lettering - overgrown with brambles.


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

Microchipped 14/10/2005.


Ordnance Survey, 2017, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359962.

Guide post indicated on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2017, National Heritage List for England, 1251398 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359963.

HENNOCK SX 88 SW - 2/102 Direction port at Leigh Crossroads - GV II
Direction post. Early C19. Granite. Square-section post with head cut back and splayed. On east side is carved TO EXETER, on south-west side TO BOVEY, this being accompanied by a direction arrow, and on north-west side TO HENNOCK.
Listing NGR: SX8415380874

Sources / Further Reading

SDV281717Report - Survey: Agricultural Development Advisory Service. 1995. Recording sheet. Agricultural Development Advisory Service. Unknown. 8/2/1995.
SDV299469List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. Hennock. Historic Houses Register. Hard copy. 79.
SDV357004Un-published: Byng, B.. 2005. Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts. A4 Ring Bound.
SDV359962Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2017. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #22164 ]
SDV359963National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2017. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. 1251398.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6557 - Microchip project - vulnerable roadside objects

Date Last Edited:Mar 28 2017 10:13AM