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Boundary Stones in Laker Plantation Approx 44o Yards North of Belsay Dene House

A Grade II Listed Building in Belsay, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1019 / 55°6'6"N

Longitude: -1.8975 / 1°53'50"W

OS Eastings: 406640

OS Northings: 578610

OS Grid: NZ066786

Mapcode National: GBR H96F.0X

Mapcode Global: WHB1W.T1M5

Entry Name: Boundary Stones in Laker Plantation Approx 44o Yards North of Belsay Dene House

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238528

Location: Belsay, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Belsay

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bolam St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BELSAY BELSAY DENE
NZ 07 NE

10/42 Boundary Stones in
Laker Plantation approx
440 yards north of
Belsay Dene House

II


Group of 22 boundary stones. 1788 and earlier. Sandstone. c. 2 ft. high.

18 of the stones are inscribed on one side M for Middleton and on the other S
for Swinburne. 4 stones are inscribed TM for Thomas Middleton and JS for John
Swinburne; 3 of these stones are also dated 1788.

They form a complex line through the wood and represent a boundary dispute
vigorously pursued by Edward Swinburne till his death in 1786 and resolved by
his son John Swinburne in 1788.

A further 5 stones have been removed and are now at Swanstead near Belsay.


Listing NGR: NZ0664078610

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