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Boundary Stone (At Ngr Sd 9553 5235), Stirton with Thorlby

Description: Boundary Stone (At Ngr Sd 9553 5235)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323980

OS Grid Reference: SD9555552332
OS Grid Coordinates: 395555, 452332
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9670, -2.0692

Location: Thorlby, North Yorkshire BD23 3AD

Locality: Stirton with Thorlby
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 3AD

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Listing Text


7/9 Boundary stone
(at NGR SD 9553 5235)

- II

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.30 cm high. Number
29 in original series of 41. Inscribed T (Thanet) on north side and and
ST (Stephen Tempest) on south side. Removed in May 1702 and reset
'Eleven yards' within Thanet's ground being 'worn down by the river, the
better to preserve (it) from the water'.
Source: Broughton Hall Archives, Box One, bundle 9: boundary Rolls,
Stirton with Thorlby and Broughton, 1698-1757.

Listing NGR: SD9555552332

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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