Description: Boundary Stone (At Ngr Sd 9470 5338)
Date Listed: 2 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323967
OS Grid Reference: SD9470353376
OS Grid Coordinates: 394703, 453376
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9764, -2.0822
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SD 95 SW STIRTON WITH THORLBY
6/2 Boundary stone
(at NGR SD 9470 5338)
Boundary stone, formerly dividing lands of Thomas, Earl of Thanet and
Stephen Tempest of Broughton Hall (qv), now dividing Stirton with
Thorlby and Broughton parishes. 1698, millstone grit rubble, c.67 cm
high. Number 2 in original series of 41. Inscribed T (Thanet) on east
side and ST (Stephen Tempest) on west side. Sited 'about four yards'
within Thanet's land 'for the better preservation .... from the danger
of the water'.
Source: Broughton Hall Archives, Box One, bundle 9: Boundary Rolls,
Stirton with Thorlby and Broughton, 1698-1757.
Listing NGR: SD9470353376
Source: English Heritage
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