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Boundary Stone at Ngr Sy 6446 7758

A Grade II Listed Building in Chickerell, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381911

Location: Chickerell, Dorset, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text


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

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

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