Building record MYO794 - Mounting block, also used as milestone and boundary stone c. 66 meters south of junction with St George's Place

Summary

Mounting block, also used as milestone and boundary stone. Probably 18th century. Limestone. Of rectangular plan, cut into 3 steps. A metal pin which formerly held an inscription plate remains on the west side. Formerly used as the first milestone from York, measured from Ouse Bridge. Also served as a boundary stone, marking a re-entrant angle of the city boundary of 1832.

Location

Grid reference SE 5913 5058 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Mounting block, also used as milestone and boundary stone. Probably C18. Limestone. Of rectangular plan, cut into 3 steps. A metal pin which formerly held an inscription plate remains on the west side. Formerly used as the first milestone from York, measured from Ouse Bridge. Also served as a boundary stone, marking a re-entrant angle of the city boundary of 1832.

(An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 58).
Listing NGR: SE5913550580

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

NMR Information
613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF060317 MOUNTING BLOCK, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1972, RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse (Monograph). SYO64.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1972. RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse.

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Record last edited

Mar 10 2020 12:37PM

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