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Boundary Stone at Northfield

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockhampton, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.642 / 51°38'31"N

Longitude: -2.4972 / 2°29'49"W

OS Eastings: 365693

OS Northings: 193801

OS Grid: ST656938

Mapcode National: GBR JV.7QLL

Mapcode Global: VH87Q.NZQN

Entry Name: Boundary Stone at Northfield

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35366

Location: Rockhampton, South Gloucestershire, GL13

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Rockhampton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Rockhampton St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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