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HER Number:MDV71527
Name:Boundary Stone in the Parish of Ivybridge


19C boundary stone on the old A38 inscribed 'ILB'


Grid Reference:SX 642 562
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.

Boundary Stone half buried by roadworks but ILB visible.

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

'Stone' shown on OS 25" (1880s) map on the north side of the road. A 'Stone' is shown on the 2000 DCC Digital Mapping on the south side of the road. Other details: Also on 2000 mapping.

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

Site visit 16th July 2004. Boundary stone erected circa 1873 about 30 metre to the east of Springwood Close against the wall on the old A38 road. The sunken stone in poor condition is inscribed 'ILB' (Ivybridge Local Board). The board was set up by four parishes to tackle the problem of sewage. There are other ILB stones set up around the town.

Sources / Further Reading

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

MDV71528Related to: BOUNDARY STONE in the Parish of Ivybridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV2155 - Exeter to Plymouth Milestone Survey

Date Last Edited:Nov 19 2015 3:08PM