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SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 562
 Date Entered 02/07/2012
 Updated on 29/08/2012
 Recorded by Will Swales
 Category Vernacular Record
 Record Type General HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 02/07/2012
 Location 250m west of Snowden Man
 Civil Parish Grinton
 Brit. National Grid SE 054 951
 Altitude 440m
 Record Name Boundary stone 250m west of Snowden Man
 Record Description GRI-13 is boundary stone number 13 of the first 21 around Grinton Parish starting from Stolerston Stile and reaching as far as Gibbon Hill. It stands on the Grinton-Bolton watershed, on the Grinton side of a boundary wall. I’m grateful to Tim Gates for supplying a transcript of documentary evidence at The National Archives (E112/765 Ebor 189A) to show that this stone was erected in 1663 to determine the boundary between the estates of Sir Solomon Swale 1st baronet, to the north and of Charles Paulet, who styled himself Charles, Lord St John, to the south. See also records 561, 563 and 564. Paulet had married the heiress to the Bolton estates and would later become the 1st Duke of Bolton. Unlike the other more elaborate stones in the series this stone is simply inscribed SS on its north face and CLS on its south face.
 Image 1 ID 3140         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Grinton-Bolton boundary stone 250m west of Snowden Man - north face
 Image 2 ID 3141         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Grinton-Bolton boundary stone 250m west of Snowden Man - south face
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