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HER Number:MDV47985
Name:Boundary Stone on Crownhill Down

Summary

One of four boundary stones erected on Crownhill Down in 1901 defining land belonging to Hemerdon Manor

Location

Grid Reference:SX 572 599
Map Sheet:SX55NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSparkwell
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishPLYMPTON ST.MARY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 1363695
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX55NE/214

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XIX to XX - 1900 AD to 1910 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

Stone not present on early 20th century map.


Ordnance Survey, 1968, SX55NE (Cartographic). SDV336645.

'Stone' shown on 1968 map.


Gilbertson, D. + Collis, J., 1985, Linear Banks on Crownhill Down, Dartmoor (Article in Serial). SDV337244.

Modern boundary stone.


National Monuments Record, 2002, 1363695 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV343750.

One of four boundary stones erected by George Woolcombe to define the area of land on Crownhill Down belonging to Hemerdon Manor in 1901. They are dressed granite pillars 0.3 metres square and 0.7 metres high with no inscription.


Fletcher, M., 2002, The Archaeological Landscape of Crownhill Down and Ridding Down: Survey Report (Report - Survey). SDV343412.

Other details: Figure 3 and Crownhill Down Survey.


Ordnance Survey, 2009, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV341569.

'Stone' shown on modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336645Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1968. SX55NE. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV337244Article in Serial: Gilbertson, D. + Collis, J.. 1985. Linear Banks on Crownhill Down, Dartmoor. Landscape History. 7. Unknown.
SDV341569Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2009. MasterMap. MasterMap. Digital.
SDV343412Report - Survey: Fletcher, M.. 2002. The Archaeological Landscape of Crownhill Down and Ridding Down: Survey Report. English Heritage Report. AI/31/2002. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV343750National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2002. 1363695. National Monuments Record Index. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV76010Related to: Boundary Stone on Crownhill Down (Monument)
MDV76011Related to: Boundary Stone on Crownhill Down (Monument)
MDV76012Related to: Boundary Stone on Crownhill Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4559 - Archaeological Landscape of Crownhill Down and Riddding Down

Date Last Edited:Nov 18 2009 9:43AM