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HER Number:MDV43488
Name:Boundary Stone, Snail Mill, Totnes


Boundary stone marking pre 1832 borough boundary at Snail Mill but it cannot be located.


Grid Reference:SX 804 600
Map Sheet:SX86SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTotnes
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishTOTNES

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX86SW/227

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

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

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 at Snail Mill but it cannot be located.

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.
SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #26103 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 18 2018 12:13PM