1) An ancient stone, grey with lichen, a word which occurs frequently in boundary descriptions from the Old English period.

1214-58 et dimidiam rodam ad Harestanes, Bolton Priory

1590 Item 2 harestones lying east and west, Kirby Underdale

1664 horestones alias Graystone Edge, Warley. It can be compared with 'hoar-law'

1165-77 et usque ad altum de Harelow, Newby near Clapham.

dates 1165-1177 1214-1258 1590 1664

Related Content Loading...

Photo by Kreuzschnabel CC BY-SA 3.0