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HER Number:MDV121111
Name:Cross shaft by Germansweek churchyard

Summary

A cross shaft lying horizontally, forms the edge of a small planted area outside the west gate to the churchyard. A cross with both arms broke off, one side of the shaft has been chamfered, the other appears to have been worked (squared off) the chamfer missing, the shaft bears an incised cross between where the arms of the cross originally were. It is said to have been placed here by the owner of a nearby farm.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 438 941
Map Sheet:SX49SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGermansweek
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGERMANSWEEK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 172, (Vol 2) sketch, photographs x 2 (Un-published). SDV360833.

Germansweek SX438942
A cross shaft lying horizontally, forms the edge of a small planted area outside the west gate to the churchyard. A cross with both arms broke off, one side of the shaft has been chamfered, the other appears to have been worked (squared off) the chamfer missing, the shaft bears an incised cross between where the arms of the cross originally were. It is said to have been placed here by the owner of a nearby farm.
Shaft length 1.07 metres, width 0.20 metres by 7.62 centimetres above ground level. Chamfer 7.62 centimetres. Incised cross 15.2 by 15.2 centimetres by 2.54 centimetres wide.
Colour photographs (x 2) included in report.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 172, (Vol 2) sketch, photographs x 2. [Mapped feature: #4190 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2233Related to: Cross in St German's Churchyard (Monument)
MDV2232Related to: Germansweek, St German's (Building)
MDV121631Related to: Socket stone by Germansweek churchyard (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2018 10:11AM