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Description: Boundary Stone (At Ngr Sd 9472 5330)
Date Listed: 2 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323969
OS Grid Reference: SD9472553304
OS Grid Coordinates: 394725, 453304
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9758, -2.0819
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SD 95 SW STIRTON WITH THORLBY
6/4 Boundary stone
(at NGR SD 9472 5330)
Boundary stone, formerly dividing lands of Thomas, Earl of Thanet and
Stephen Tempest of Broughton Wall (qv), now dividing Stirton with
Thorlby and Broughton parishes. 1698, millstone grit rubble, c.75 cm
high. Number 5 in original series of 41. Inscribed T (Thanet) on east
side and ST (Stephen Tempest) on west side. Removed in June 1721 and
reset 'twenty yards and a half' within Thanet's ground 'for the better
preserving ... from being worn away by the water'.
Source: Broughton Hall Archives, Box One, bundle 9: Boundary Rolls,
Stirton with Thorlby and Broughton, 1698-1757.
Listing NGR: SD9472553304
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Source: English Heritage
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