History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Austwick-Lawkland parish boundary stone at SD 77931 67472

A Grade II Listed Building in Lawkland, North Yorkshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 54.1027 / 54°6'9"N

Longitude: -2.339 / 2°20'20"W

OS Eastings: 377931

OS Northings: 467472

OS Grid: SD779674

Mapcode National: GBR DP30.D2

Mapcode Global: WH95D.14GN

Plus Code: 9C6V4M36+3C

Entry Name: Austwick-Lawkland parish boundary stone at SD 77931 67472

Listing Date: 15 February 2017

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1442532

Location: Lawkland, Craven, North Yorkshire, LA2

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Lawkland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Austwick The Epiphany

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Find accommodation in


Parish boundary marker thought to date to the early C19.


Parish boundary marker, probably early C19.

Dressed slate slab about 1m high and 1m wide with a pointed top and chamfered arrises. Inscribed AUSTWICK LAWKLAND, the two names separated by a vertical V-shaped groove bisecting the stone. The rear of the stone is blank.


The first edition 1:2500 Ordnance Survey map (published 1894) marks just five boundary stones on the boundary between Austwick and Lawkland parishes, a boundary that extends for over 18km. The four known surviving stones are effectively identical. The style of the inscribed lettering, which could be described as Didone serif typeface, suggests that the markers are early C19, the lettering closely resembling Fat Face typescript invented 1803, a development on from mid- to late C18 typefaces by John Baskerville and Giambattista Bodoni.

Reasons for Listing

The Austwick-Lawkland parish boundary stone at SD 77931 67472 is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:
* Date: as a good example of early C19 street furniture;
* Craftsmanship: well executed inscriptions utilising a typeface popular in the early C19.

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.