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HER Number:MDV64008
Name:Boundary Stone at Winswood Bridge, Ashreigney


Boundary stone built into the middle of Winswood Bridge, on the border between the parishes of Burrington and Ashreigney, dated 1903.


Grid Reference:SS 638 153
Map Sheet:SS61NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAshreigney
Civil ParishBurrington
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishASHREIGNEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS61NW/52

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XX - 1903 AD to 1903 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Boundary Stone ('B.S') marked on 1904-1906 25 inch Ordnance Survey map at 'Winswood Bridge' between the parishes of Burrington and Ashreigney.

Ordnance Survey, 1964, SS61NW (Cartographic). SDV337784.

Boundary stone recorded on 1964 6 inch map.

Babbage, A. J., 2001, Winswood Bridge Boundary Stone (Correspondence). SDV354465.

Winswood Bridge has built into the middle of the inside of its eastern wall a stone that reads 'Burrington P Ashreigney P 1903' with a vertical line in the middle. It is most likely that the stone in the bridge is that shown on the early 20th century Ordnance Survey maps.

Knight, S., 2009, Winkleigh, Dodscott and Eggesford (Personal Comment). SDV343710.

The boundary stone is built into the interior face of the northern parapet of the bridge and reads '1903 Burrington P Ashreigny P'. Other details: Digital Photos.

GetMapping, 2010, GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs (Aerial Photograph). SDV351585.

Line of stream indicated by meandering line of trees. Map object based on this source.

Google, 2013, Google Streetview (Website). SDV350787.

Bridge shown. Map object based on this source.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337784Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1964. SS61NW. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map. Map (Paper).
SDV343710Personal Comment: Knight, S.. 2009. Winkleigh, Dodscott and Eggesford. Not Applicable.
SDV350787Website: Google. 2013. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV351585Aerial Photograph: GetMapping. 2010. GetMapping 2010 aerial photographs. Getmapping. Photograph (Digital).
SDV354465Correspondence: Babbage, A. J.. 2001. Winswood Bridge Boundary Stone. Letter. A4 Single Sheet + Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4564 - Site Visit to Eggesford

Date Last Edited:Nov 13 2013 10:13AM