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HER Number:MDV72275
Name:Boundary Stone, Sidmouth


Site of a boundary stone on the former boundary between the parishes of Sidmouth & Otterton.


Grid Reference:SY 108 877
Map Sheet:SY18NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishOTTERTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Prehistoric funerary monuments and World War II Military features on Muttersmoor Common and Bulverton Hill

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Site of a boundary stone shown as 'B.S.' on OS 25" (1880s) map on the west side of the road. The stone is not present on OS 25" (1906) map.

Exeter Archaeology, 2003, East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey, 22, Part 1; 149, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 253 (Report - Survey). SDV101648.

Boundary stone shown on OS 6" (1891) map on the east side of Mutter's Moor at the northwest corner of Greystone Hill Plantation. The stone marked the former line of the boundary between Sidmouth & Otterton Parishes which is now on the western side of the moor. The stone was not located during the survey in 2003.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV101648Report - Survey: Exeter Archaeology. 2003. East Devon Heathlands Archaeological Survey. Exeter Archaeology Report. 03.26. A4 Unbound + Digital. 22, Part 1; 149, Part 2: Gazetteer, Site No. 253.
SDV848Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey. 25".

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV3407 - East Devon heathlands archaeological survey

Date Last Edited:Aug 23 2016 10:46AM