Description: Boundary Stone at Sd 9480 5299
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324382
OS Grid Reference: SD9480652986
OS Grid Coordinates: 394806, 452986
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9729, -2.0807
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SD 95 SW BROUGHTON
2/5 Boundary stone at
SD 9480 5299
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, c72 cm high. Number
7 in original series of 41. Inscribed T (Thanet) on east side and ST
(Stephen Tempest) on west side. Inscribed 7 on top. This "stone stands
for its longer preservation from the water, about a yard and a half"
within Thanet's land. 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: SD9480652986
Source: English Heritage
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