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HER Number:MDV51202
Name:Boundary stones south of the Black-a-ven Brook

Summary

Vis=20/9/1993 (rchm) two granite boundary stones 1m apart. The larger is 1.5m high. The smaller, western one is 0.5m high. Both inscribed 'opb' (okehampton parish bounds) on nw face in letters 0.1m high. Mark boundary between okehampton and royal forest of dartmoor. The larger stone is probably a replacement for the older, smaller one, which was never removed (rchm).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 601 919
Map Sheet:SX69SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishOkehampton Hamlets
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOKEHAMPTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SW/275

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (National Monuments Record Database). SDV223264.

Nar=sx69sw56.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV223265.

Des=rchm field record sheet/(20/9/1993)/in smr.


RCHM, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV7666.

Vis=20/9/1993 (rchm) two granite boundary stones 1m apart. The larger is 1.5m high. The smaller, western one is 0.5m high. Both inscribed 'opb' (okehampton parish bounds) on nw face in letters 0.1m high. Mark boundary between okehampton and royal forest of dartmoor. The larger stone is probably a replacement for the older, smaller one, which was never removed (rchm).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV223264National Monuments Record Database:
SDV223265Migrated Record:
SDV7666Migrated Record: RCHM.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2015 3:04PM