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Monument Number 34745

Hob Uid: 34745
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Parracombe
Grid Ref : SS6745044940
Summary : A piece of decorated sandstone built into the south west tower of St Patrick's Church. It measures 0.46 by 0.48 by 0.64 metres high and is alleged to be part of a medieval cross base.
More information : At SS 67454494 is a medieval cross base, possibly of a
former churchyard cross, set into the SW buttress of the tower
as part of the fabric. It is of red sandstone 0.8m square and
0.4m deep with two ornamented sides exposed (1).

At SS 67458 44947. A block of curved sandstone built into the south-west tower of St Patrick's Church. It measures 0.46m by 0.48m and is 0.64m high. Two of the visible faces have decoration on them. That facing north-west has a cross-saltire and that facing south-east has a quatrefoil, s described in SMR report no: SS 64 SE 12.3. The decoration is very well preserved, suggesting that it has been concealed; traces of ? plaster or render are visible in places on the decorated surface of the stone. No other similar fragments are visible on the building; and it is by no means certain that it is part of a cross base. (2-3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NVQ 06-SEP-72
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Wilson-North WR 1-OCT-1993, RCHME Field Investigation
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon SMR SS 64 SE 12.3
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Cross, Carved Stone
Evidence : Structure, Conjectural Evidence

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : SS64SE12.3
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 64 SE 26
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SS 64 SE 26
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1972-09-06
End Date : 1972-09-06
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31