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HER Number:MDV75048
Name:Boundary Stones at Thorn Tree Plantation


'Stones' shown on 18th century sketch map at area of western corner of plantation. Possibly marked former angular projection in parish boundary.


Grid Reference:SY 034 854
Map Sheet:SY08NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoodbury
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWOODBURY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (Unknown date)

Full description

Exeter Archaeology, 1999, Archaeological Assessment of Thorn Tree Plantation, near Blackhill Quarry, Woodbury, 3-4 (Report - Assessment). SDV336320.

An undated sketch map with the title ' Boundary of Bicton Common', probably dating from the 18th century, shows an angular projection formed by the western corner of what is now the plantation, with 'Stones' at this point. Other details: Figure 1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336320Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 1999. Archaeological Assessment of Thorn Tree Plantation, near Blackhill Quarry, Woodbury. Exeter Archaeology Report. 99.71. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3-4.

Associated Monuments

MDV75046Part of: Thorn Tree Plantation (Monument)
MDV75044Related to: Banks surrounding Thorn Tree Plantation (Monument)
MDV70382Related to: Parish Boundary Bank, Bicton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4422 - Archaeological Assessment of Thorn Tree Plantation near Blackhill Quarry, Woodbury

Date Last Edited:Feb 19 2009 1:02PM