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HER Number:MDV66001
Name:Inscribed boundary stone north of Green Lane junction, Bovey Tracey


Inscribed boundary stone north of the Green Lane junction. Marked with 'PB', which may refer to Perryman's Bridge, once spanning a nearby leat. Stone may no longer be at location.


Grid Reference:SX 780 773
Map Sheet:SX77NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishBovey Tracey
Civil ParishIlsington
Ecclesiastical ParishILSINGTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NE/263

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XIX - 1800 AD to 1899 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Boundary stone depicted on late 19th century historic map.

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Boundary stone depicted on the late 1930s historic map.

Butler, J., 1991, Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East, 32-33, Map 3 (Monograph). SDV299725.

Granite pillar inscribed with 'PB' on one face. Stands about 15 metres above milestone MDV37304.

Beattie, D., 2001, Correspondence regarding boundary stone, 12/12/2001, Photographs included (Correspondence). SDV312309.

A stone inscribed 'PB', the letters referring to Perryman's Bridge, presumably a small clapper, which once spanned the nearby leat. The boundstone marks the Ilsington parish and Natsworthy Manor boundaries (Beattie, citing Brown, M. Ref: 78057738, no further details).

Beattie, D., 2001, Photographs of boundary stone (Photograph). SDV312312.

Two small photograph images of the stone included.

Beattie, D., 2002, Email regarding boundary stone, (3/11/2002) (Correspondence). SDV312313.

Boundary stone not located in 2002. Photographed by the author in 2001. Site is 50 steps from the road but stone may be missing. Reported to ranger and checked grid reference.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV299725Monograph: Butler, J.. 1991. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. Dartmoor Atlas of Antiquities: Volume One - The East. One. Paperback Volume. 32-33, Map 3.
SDV312309Correspondence: Beattie, D.. 2001. Correspondence regarding boundary stone. Unknown. Unknown. 12/12/2001, Photographs included.
SDV312312Photograph: Beattie, D.. 2001. Photographs of boundary stone. Photocopy.
SDV312313Correspondence: Beattie, D.. 2002. Email regarding boundary stone. Email. Digital. (3/11/2002).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #42736 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV41405Related to: Boundary stone on Haytor Down (Monument)
MDV37304Related to: Milestone north-east of Green Lane junction, Bovey Tracey (Monument)
MDV41555Related to: Old William Boundary Stone on Haytor Down (Monument)
MDV8111Related to: 'Owlacombe Burrow' Boundary Stone on the border of Bovey Tracey and Ilsington parishes (Monument)
MDV37308Related to: Prince Albert Boundary Stone on Haytor Down (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 7 2016 1:08PM