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Boundary Stone Approximately 200 Metres East of Low Snape Farmhouse, Kirkby Overblow

Description: Boundary Stone Approximately 200 Metres East of Low Snape Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330502

OS Grid Reference: SE3131349621
OS Grid Coordinates: 431313, 449621
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9418, -1.5245

Location: Walton Head Lane, Kirkby Overblow, North Yorkshire HG3 1HZ

Locality: Kirkby Overblow
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 1HZ

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Listing Text

SE 3131 4961

(south side)
6/34 Boundary stone
approximately 200 metres
east of Low Snape


Boundary stone. 1767. Gritstone. Square in plan, approximately
60 centimetres high, rounded top. Inscription on west face: '4 K-F 1767'.
This is one of the stones erected after a perambulation which took place
between the 3rd and the 27th September 1767 to mark the boundary of the
Forest of Knaresborough in the posession of the Duchy of Lancaster;
Commission dated 15th July 1767. The stone was erected to replace 2 stones
referred to in a perambulation of 1577. William Grainge, The History and
Topography of Harrogate and the Forest of Knaresborough, London 1871, p 12.

Listing NGR: SE3131349621

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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