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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
381911
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05395/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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