BOUNDARY STONE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253113

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1987

Statutory Address: BOUNDARY STONE, THE DOWNS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BOUNDARY STONE, THE DOWNS

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

District: Trafford (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 76379 87408

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History

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Details

SJ 79 NE ALTRINCHAM THE DOWNS

7/80 Boundary stone II

Boundary stone. Circa 1840. Inscribed stone indicating the ancient boundary of the Anglo-Saxon Borough of Altrincham. A large carved stone set flush in a coursed rubble street boundary wall, the base of the stone now below pavement level. A simple moulding to sides and top and to two slightly pointed arched panels on the lower half of the stone. In the spandrel in the centre an emblem (arrowhead?) in relief below TOWNSHIPS incised in a curve. In the left hand arched panel ALTRINCHAM and in the right hand panel DUNHAM incised. The MASSEY Altrincham Court Leet, chartered in 1290, use the boundary stone as the start of the annual procession to belt the boundaries of the borough.

Listing NGR: SJ7637987408

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 436247

Legacy System: LBS

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