Description: Boundary Stone at Sd 9472 5330
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324381
OS Grid Reference: SD9471953304
OS Grid Coordinates: 394719, 453304
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9758, -2.0820
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SD 95 SW BROUGHTON
2/4 Boundary stone at
SD 9472 5330
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, c75 cm
high. Number five in original series of 41. Inscribed T (Thanet) on
east side and ST (Stephen Tempest) on west side. Removed in June 1721
and re-set "twenty yards and a half" within Thanet's ground "for the
better preserving ... from being worn away by the water". Part of this
stone is in Stirton with Thorlby CP (qv).
Source: Broughton Hall Archives, Box One, bundle 9, Boundary Rolls
Stirton with Thorlby and Broughton, 1698-1757.
Listing NGR: SD9471953304
Source: English Heritage
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