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HER Number:MDV47967
Name:Boundary stone by Holy Brook Bridge

Summary

Boundary stone set on bank by public bridle path sign near to Golden Jubilee bench on east side of road. Legend ‘H/’ (for Holne parish) is barely visible and the stone is covered in moss, lichen and ivy, worn and overgrown. Thought to date to c.1822.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 702 687
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHolne
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishBUCKFASTLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/232

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Constructed, XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1822 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'B.S.' for boundary stone indicated on the late 19th century historic map, unclear which side of the road the stone stands on.


Jenkinson, T., 2007, Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads, 10/02/2007 (Report - Survey). SDV361800.

Boundary stone at Holy Brook Bridge set on bank by public bridle path sign near to ‘Golden Jubilee’ bench on east side of road. (SX70242 68838). Legend ‘H/’ is barely visible. Covered in moss, lichen and ivy, worn and overgrown. Risk of ivy cracking stone and invading. Inscribed 'H/' for Holne parish. Thought to date to c.1822.


Google, 2018, Google Streetview (Website). SDV360654.

The grid reference given by Jenkinson appears wrong as it places the stone to the north on the next junction. Although the stone can't be seen in this image (dated 2009), the sign post and stone bench can be.


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

'BS' point is marked on the west side of the road north of Holy Brook Bridge, but this placing could not be confirmed from Google StreetView imaging (dated 2009).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV360654Website: Google. 2018. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website. [Mapped feature: #29465 ]
SDV361800Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2007. Miscellaneous Milestones and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads. Milestone Society. Digital. 10/02/2007.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV7612 - Miscellaneous Milestone and Boundary Markers of Dartmoor Roads

Date Last Edited:Oct 5 2018 2:51PM