SJ3069 : Boundary Stone by Wepre Brook

taken 2 years ago, near to Connah's Quay, Flintshire/Sir y Fflint, Great Britain

Boundary Stone by Wepre Brook
Boundary Stone by Wepre Brook
This boundary stone is just below the B5129 in a loop of Wepre Brook. For a wider view see: SJ3069 : Boundary Stone and Wepre Bridge There is no obvious inscription on this stone, but it is on the same line as the Hawarden/Englefield Lordship stones found previously: SJ3069 : Hawarden/Englefield Lordship/Flint Boundary Stone at Connah's Quay Waste Water Treatment Works and SJ3069 : Hawarden/Englefield Lordship/Flint Boundary Stone near the River Dee (east face)
Hawarden Parish/Englefield Lordship Boundary Stones

There are two Hawarden Parish/Englefield Lordship boundary stones in this grid square - one close to the bank of the River Dee, and the second within the site of Connah's Quay Waste Water Treatment Works. One side of the stones is inscribed 'Hawarden Parish' and the other 'Sir J.H. Bart Englefield Lordship'. Hawarden is to the east, and Englefield Lordship/Flint is to the west, but the stone in the treatment works faces the wrong way, so may have been moved slightly. The 'J.H.' side refers to Sir John Hanmer, baronet, who was 1st Baron Hanmer, but between 1828 and 1872 was known as known as Sir John Hanmer Bt. (Wikipedia) He served as High Sheriff of Flintshire for 1832, and M.P. for Flint Boroughs between 1847 and 1872, so I guess that the boundary stone could most likely be dated to 1832. The stone nearest the river is inside a fenced off overgrown area, which may have had a military use during WWII judging by the tall angled concrete posts, and in 2019 it is also protected by a thick bank of nettles. The stone inside the treatment works can be seen from the secure gate to the works alongside the nearest filter bed.
N.B. In January 2020 I identified a third stone close to Wepre Bridge and the B5129. This stone is on the same line as the other two and is marked on the 1870 O.S. map, but it doesn't have any obvious inscription.

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Wednesday, 29 January, 2020   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 29 January, 2020
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 303 690 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.8517N 3:2.6673W
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