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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 390
 Date Entered 09/12/2011
 Updated on 28/11/2016
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Vernacular Record
 Record Type Archaeology
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 01/01/2005
 Location Boundary stones marking the limits of the estates of Edward Drax, Marmaduke Wyvill and Simon Scrope on Ellerton Moor
 Civil Parish Ellerton Abbey
 Brit. National Grid SE 0692 9528
 Altitude Varies.
 Geology Boundary stones Nos 1-13 numbered eastwards from Robin Cross to Ellerton Scar.
 Record Name ELL13 Boundary stones Nos 1-13 from Robin Cross to Ellerton Scar numbered eastwards
 Record Description Boundary stones Nos 1-13 from Robin Cross to Ellerton Scar numbered eastwards marking the limits of the estates of Edward Drax, Marmaduke Wyvill and Simon Scrope. For details of these stones,see the attached survey and descriptive notes written by the Late Col. Bruce Donald of West Hagg,Fremington and published by within the occasional Monographs of the Catterick and Feldom Ranges Conservation Group. (From Robin Cross to SE0692 9528 to SE0891 9693)
 Dimensions See Col. Bruce Donald's Notes.
 Additional Notes 'Blest be the Man that spares these stones' Shakespeare's epitaph quoted by Col. Donald in his survey of these boundary stones.
 Image 1 ID 1627         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Prehistoric standing stone reused as Boundary Stone (No 8 on Col. Donald's Survey).
 Image 2 ID 1629         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Boundary Stone No 7.
 Image 3 ID 1628         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Boundary stones and lead dressing floors or lead bales. Above Juniper Gill.
 Image 4 ID 1630         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Location Map. Boundary Stones on Ellerton Moor from Robin's Cross to The Ship Plantation.
 Image 5 ID 1631         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Colonel Bruce Donald's Survey of the Boundary Stones.
 Image 6 ID 1632         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description  B.S. Nos 1-3
 Image 7 ID 1634         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description  B.S. Nos 4-6
 Image 8 ID 1635         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description B.S. Nos 7-9
 Image 9 ID 1637         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description B.S. Nos 10-12
 Image 10 ID 1636         Click image to enlarge
 Image 10 Description B.S. Nos 13
 Image 11 ID 1638
 Image 11 Description Boundary stone No 1 on Col Bruce Donald's Survey.
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