BOUNDARY STONE AT NGR SY 6446 7758

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205329

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 17-May-1993

Statutory Address: BOUNDARY STONE AT NGR SY 6446 7758, CHESIL BANK

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Location

Statutory Address: BOUNDARY STONE AT NGR SY 6446 7758, CHESIL BANK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Chickerell

National Grid Reference: SY 64459 77590

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

PORTLAND

SY6477 CHESIL BANK, Chesil 969-1/2/13 (North East side) 21/09/78 Boundary stone at NGR SY 6446 7758 (Formerly Listed as: CHESIL BANK BOUND STONE)

II

Boundary marker between Abbotsbury and Portland parishes. Predates 1788, when Robert Attwooll was paid half a guinea to cut the inscription. Portland stone. The only parish boundary marker needed for Portland, Chesil Bank being the only physical link to the Dorset mainland. The ceremony of 'Beating the Bounds' still celebrated occasionally on Ascension Day.

Listing NGR: SY6445977590

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 381911

Legacy System: LBS

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