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HER Number:MDV75144
Name:Wyvern Barracks Boundary Stone Number 12

Summary

One of a number of War Department boundary stones shown on late 19th and early 20th century maps. Set into southern end of boundary wall on Topsham Road, dated 1874.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 934 910
Map Sheet:SX99SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishExeter
DistrictExeter
Ecclesiastical ParishHEAVITREE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • BOUNDARY STONE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Stone' shown at at this location.


Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1906, Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV325644.

War Department boundary stone number 12 shown.


Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

War Department boundary stone number 12 shown at this location.


Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Development Site, Wyvern Barracks, Exeter, 4 (Report - Assessment). SDV342018.

The boundary stones around the barracks were also visited (where access was available) to assess the number of surviving stones. Of least 14 stones marked on various Ordnance Survey maps, 4 were observed. Two were outside the entrance on Barrack Road, one was on the corner of Barrack Road and Dryden Road and one was on the southeast corner adjacent to Topsham Road. The location and numbering of these stones differ to that shown on the Ordnance Survey maps, and it seems likely that of those that have not already been removed and 'lost', some have been reset in different positions. Other details: Figure 8.


Goodwin, N., 2007, Watching Brief on Groundworks for Housing Development at Wyvern Barracks, Topsham Road, Exeter (Report - Watching Brief). SDV342009.


Baines, C., 2009, War Department Boundary Stone 12 (Ground Photograph). SDV342094.

Stone dated 1874.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV325644Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1904 - 1906. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Second Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV342009Report - Watching Brief: Goodwin, N.. 2007. Watching Brief on Groundworks for Housing Development at Wyvern Barracks, Topsham Road, Exeter. Exeter Archaeology. 5138. A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV342018Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of a Proposed Development Site, Wyvern Barracks, Exeter. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.15. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4.
SDV342094Ground Photograph: Baines, C.. 2009. War Department Boundary Stone 12. Photograph (Digital).

Associated Monuments

MDV42904Part of: Entrance Gates and Screen Walls at Wyvern Barracks (Building)
MDV42903Part of: Topsham or Wyvern Barracks (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4463 - Watching Brief on Groundworks for Housing Development at Wyvern Barracks, Topsham Road, Exeter

Date Last Edited:Mar 30 2009 3:03PM