Building record MYO1342 - Two eighteenth century boundary stones


Boundary stones in Knavesmire Road dating to the 18th century at NGR SE5923 5075


Grid reference Centred SE 5923 5075 (1m by 0m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Two boundary stones. C18. Limestone. Both of rectangular plan with rounded tops and set against a wall flanking the pavement. The left-hand (north-western) stone is of magnesian limestone and has no inscription. The right-hand stone is of brown limestone and has a worn inscription, recorded as being 'The Boundary of Micklegate Stray'.

HISTORICAL NOTE: the boundary marked is that between Micklegate Stray and ancient enclosures to the north, coinciding with the former parish boundary between St Mary Bishophill Junior (qv) and Holy Trinity Micklegate (qv).
(An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 58).

Listing NGR: SE5923050750

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

NMR Information

BF060313 BOUND STONES, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.

NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

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

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: 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 12:04PM


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