Description: Boundary Stone Approximately 200 Metres East of Low Snape Farmhouse
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
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SE 34 NW KIRKBY OVERBLOW WALTON HEAD LANE
SE 3131 4961
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
Source: English Heritage
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