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HER Number:MDV71526
Name:Boundary Stone in the Parish of Ivybridge


19th century parish boundary stone at east end of old Ivy Bridge inscribed 'Ugborough'


Grid Reference:SX 636 563
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishIvybridge
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Wilson, B, 18/11/2015, Ivybridge Markers (Report - Survey). SDV359286.

Ermington and Ugborough Parish Stones on the old Ivy Bridge.

Ordnance Survey, 1880s, Ordnance Survey (Cartographic). SDV848.

'BS' indicating boundary stone shown on OS 25" (1880s) map at the southeast side of the bridge.

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1943, Notes on Some Old Roadside Stones in South West Devon, 145-6 (Article in Serial). SDV148816.

Parish boundary stones at Ivybridge. South Brent - Plymouth road. The old bridge over the River Erme lies to north of the bridge carrying the present main road. The river is a parish boundary here and at each end of the old bridge, against the southern parapet, is a granite boundary stone with the name of the parish incised upon the face. Ugborough at eastern and Ermington at western end.

Jenkinson, T., 2005 - 2011, B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth (Report - Survey). SDV322256.

Site visit 27th April 2004. Parish boundary stone of granite cemented into the downstream parapet of the bridge on the south side of the road. The stone, of granite, is inscribed 'Ugborough'. Slightly discoloured.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV148816Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1943. Notes on Some Old Roadside Stones in South West Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 75. A5 Hardback. 145-6.
SDV322256Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2005 - 2011. B3416/B3212/B3344/Old A38 Exeter to Plymouth. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled.
SDV359286Report - Survey: Wilson, B. 18/11/2015. Ivybridge Markers. Ivybridge Heritage and Archive Group. Digital.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments

MDV2879Related to: Boundary Stone in the Parish of Ivybridge (Monument)
MDV53822Related to: Ivy Bridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2155 - Exeter to Plymouth Milestone Survey

Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2015 3:15PM