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HER Number:MDV43462
Name:Boundary stone, Kingsbridge Hill, Totnes

Summary

Boundary stone marking the pre 1832 borough boundary on Kingsbridge Hill. A round-headed granite block incised with the letters bb.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 799 600
Map Sheet:SX76SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SE/149

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XIX - 1751 AD to 1832 AD)

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

'Stone' is marked on the Ordnance Survey Town map of 1855-1895.


Ordnance Survey, 1907, 121SW (Cartographic). SDV337454.

"Stone" shown on Ordnance Survey 6 inch map of 1907.


HERALD EXPRESS, 1986, Boundary Stones to be Restored (Article in Serial). SDV325925.

Historic boundary stones round Totnes are to be restored by Devon County Council.
Totnes town councillor heard that the recent beating of the bounds was supported by 200 people but some problems were encountered finding some of the boundary stones. Some protection to be put around the stones on the highways.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1986, The bounds of the Borough of Totnes, 21 (Article in Serial). SDV149859.

Boundary stone marking pre 1832 borough boundary on Kingsbridge Hill. A round-headed granite block incised with the letters bb. Stone is to be found on the right ascending the hill, above the entrance to Crosswinds on the opposite side. Built into the wall low down. Figure 2, Number 4.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149859Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1986. The bounds of the Borough of Totnes. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 118. A5 Hardback. 21.
SDV325925Article in Serial: HERALD EXPRESS. 1986. Boundary Stones to be Restored. Herald Express. Photocopy + Digital.
SDV337454Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 121SW. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #91717 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 18 2018 12:07PM