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Latitude: 50.5969 / 50°35'49"N
Longitude: -2.5035 / 2°30'12"W
OS Eastings: 364459
OS Northings: 77590
OS Grid: SY644775
Mapcode National: GBR PX.87Z8
Mapcode Global: FRA 57NH.6J4
Entry Name: Boundary Stone at Ngr Sy 6446 7758
Listing Date: 21 September 1978
Last Amended: 17 May 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205329
English Heritage Legacy ID: 381911
Location: Chickerell, Dorset, Dorset, DT4
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Chickerell
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Wyke Regis All Saints with St Edmund
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY6477 CHESIL BANK, Chesil
969-1/2/13 (North East side)
21/09/78 Boundary stone at NGR SY 6446 7758
(Formerly Listed as:
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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