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HER Number:MDV10995
Name:Market Cross in Sidmouth


Site of a medieval market cross in Sidmouth


Grid Reference:SY 126 872
Map Sheet:SY18NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSidmouth
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSIDMOUTH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 448977
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY18NW/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

HUTCHINSON 1926, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV116725.

Market cross. Hutchinson, referring to old fore street and church street, says: "of these streets one came from the country on the north directly to the market cross. This cross is mentioned in a deed of 1322: "cruce juxta capellam beati petri". Finally taken down in 1795. It stood near the steps of the west entrance of the market house" (hutchinson 1926).

NMR CITING OS, Untitled Source (Report - Survey). SDV122219.

Vis=16/4/1950 (os) no additional information (nmr citing os).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122220.

Masson phillips, e. N. /tda/91(1959)89/supplementary notes on the ancient stone crosses of devon. Fifth paper.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122221.

Hutchinson, p. O. /a guide to the town and neighbourhood of sidmouth/(1865).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122222.

Hutchinson, p. O. /sidmouth historical guide/(1926).

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV122223.


Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 416, (Vol 4) missing (Un-published). SDV360833.

Sidmouth Market Cross
A cross is mentioned in a deed of 1322 - 'cruce jaxta capellam beati petri' finally taken down in 1795. It stood near the steps of the west entrance of the Market House.

Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV116725Migrated Record: HUTCHINSON 1926.
SDV122219Report - Survey: NMR CITING OS.
SDV122220Migrated Record:
SDV122221Migrated Record:
SDV122222Migrated Record:
SDV122223Migrated Record:
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1
SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 416, (Vol 4) missing.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 15 2018 3:29PM