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HER Number:MDV53055
Name:Bude Canal Boundary Stone


Boundary stone of the Bude Canal erected in 1939.


Grid Reference:SS 305 056
Map Sheet:SS30NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishHolsworthy Hamlets
Ecclesiastical ParishHOLSWORTHY

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Earthworks of section of the former Holsworthy Branch of the Bude Canal, built 1819-23 and closed after 1898

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS30NW/5/6

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

'Stone' marked on 1880s-1890s 25 inch Ordnance Survey map. Also shown on 1907 and 1963 6 inch maps.

Ordnance Survey, 1907, 49SE (Cartographic). SDV4184.

Ordnance Survey, 1963, SS30NW (Cartographic). SDV337204.

Brown, S. W., 1991, Thorne Farm, Holsworthy Hamlets, Devon, 6 (Report - non-specific). SDV16190.

Boundary stone of the Bude Canal. Erected 1839, bearing inscription 'BC 1839'. The 1884 Ordnance Survey map shows a number of these near Thorne Farm. Fewer stones are marked on the 1963 6 inch Ordnance Survey map. Some stones have recently been relocated to the vicinity of the farmhouse. Other details: fig 1.

Atkins, W. S., 1998, Bude Canal Strategic Study (Report - Assessment). SDV340325.

Halcrow, 2000, Bude Canal Strategic Study Phase 2 - Draft Report (Report - Survey). SDV340326.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV16190Report - non-specific: Brown, S. W.. 1991. Thorne Farm, Holsworthy Hamlets, Devon. Stewart Brown Associates Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 6.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337204Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1963. SS30NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV340325Report - Assessment: Atkins, W. S.. 1998. Bude Canal Strategic Study. North Cornwall District Council. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV340326Report - Survey: Halcrow. 2000. Bude Canal Strategic Study Phase 2 - Draft Report. North Cornwall District Council. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV4184Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1907. 49SE. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch Map. Map (Paper).

Associated Monuments

MDV5Related to: Bude Canal - Holsworthy Branch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Aug 5 2008 2:51PM