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HER Number:MDV72079
Name:Stone at Fullamoor

Summary

18th century Take Off or Horse Stone on the north side of the road close to Fullamoor Farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 512 716
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STONE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1799 AD (Between))

Full description

Jenkinson, T., 2003 - 2005, Peter Tavy to Horrabridge via Whitchurch & Plaster Down Unclassified (Report - Survey). SDV324156.

'Take Off' or 'Horse Stone' erected c1762 in the wall on the north side of the road close to Fullamoor Farm. The small worn stone is built into athe outer wall of the farm & would have been used to signify the point at which extra horses would need to be removed at the top of the incline.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV324156Report - Survey: Jenkinson, T.. 2003 - 2005. Peter Tavy to Horrabridge via Whitchurch & Plaster Down Unclassified. Devon Milestone Survey. A4 Stapled. [Mapped feature: #47279 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV106981Related to: Fullamoor Farm, Whitchurch (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3038 - Peter Tavy to Horrabridge via Whitchurch & Plaster Down Unclassified

Date Last Edited:Oct 6 2015 3:52PM