Boundary Stone At Northfield

Date:
18 Oct 2000
Location:
Boundary Stone At Northfield, Sundayshill Lane, Rockhampton, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire
Reference:
IOE01/02500/21
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 69 SE ROCKHAMPTON SUNDAYS HILL LANE (north side)

5/260 Boundary Stone at Northfield

II

Boundary stone. Possibly Anglo-Saxon or earlier, but re-set. Large upright rough stone in limestone or conglomerate, surface much pitted; c.1.25 m high, and up to 500 mm wide and 300 mm thick, coming roughly to a peak. Bears bronze plate with inscription: THIS MARKER STONE BELIEVED TO BE OF ANGLO-SAXON AND PROBABLY PREHISTORIC ORIGIN STANDS IN THE VICINITY OF THE ANCIENT BOUNDARY OF THE BERKELEY HUNDRED AND THE LANGLEY AND SWYNESHEAD HUNDRED. The stone was recovered from beneath the highway and reinstated in its present position by Avon County Council in 1984.

Listing NGR: ST6569393801

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0103 IOE Records taken by Alan Bamforth; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Alan Bamforth. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bamforth, Alan

Rights Holder: Bamforth, Alan

Keywords

Bronze, Conglomerate, Limestone, Stone, Early Medieval Boundary Stone, Monument <By Form>, Boundary, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument

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