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HER Number:MDV51393
Name:Stone east of Little Mis Tor

Summary

One of a group of five depicted on the historic mapping, from the late 19th century onwards, defining the boundary of one of early sources of the Dartmoor prison's water suppy. Still shown on modern maps, this is the most northerly of the group and lies at the north-west end of the marshy area.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 568 764
Map Sheet:SX57NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDartmoor Forest
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NE/132

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XIX - 1806 AD to 1850 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Stone' is marked on the late 19th century historic map. Also shown on later (1906) and (1954) versions of the historic mapping.


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


Brewer, D., 2002, Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor, 262, Fig 90 (Monograph). SDV350689.

Within New Forest Corner, off limits to the public, in an area of boggy ground, are a group of five plain boundary stones marking one of the early sources of the prison's water supply.


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

Stone is shown on the modern maps. This is the most northerly of the group and lies at the north-west end of the marshy area.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV350689Monograph: Brewer, D.. 2002. Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor. Dartmoor Boundary Markers: And Other Markers on and Around the Moor. Hardback Volume. 262, Fig 90.
SDV360652Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2018. MasterMap 2018. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #32043 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV15309Part of: Dartmoor Prison, Princetown (Building)
MDV51394Related to: Stone east of Little Mis Tor (Monument)
MDV51395Related to: Stone east of Little Mis Tor (Monument)
MDV51396Related to: Stone east of Little Mis Tor (Monument)
MDV51397Related to: Stone east of Little Mis Tor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 2 2018 11:54AM