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Monument record MDR12960 - Boundary stone on the B5035, Knockerdown, Brassington

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A triangular boundary stone with a sloping top is present on the west side of the road near Knockerdown Farm. The sloping top of the stone is inscribed with the word 'TOWNSHIP'; one side of the angled faces reads 'HOGNASTON', the other 'CARSINGTON'. (1) The first Ordnance Survey map to mark the boundary stone is the 3rd edition, suggesting it was put in place in the early 20th century. (2, 3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).



Grid reference SK 2324 5178 (point)

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Record last edited

Feb 5 2013 5:10PM

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