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HER Number:MDV121253
Name:Cross base at Hill House, Ugborough


A socket stone of a large medieval granite cross lies in the garden, near the south-west corner of Hill House. Dates to the late 14th - 15th century, square to octagonal, with large cushion-stops slightly keeled.


Grid Reference:SX 676 558
Map Sheet:SX65NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (Constructed, XIV to XV - 1350 AD to 1499 AD (Between))

Full description

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 217, (Vol 2), sketch (Un-published). SDV360833.

Hill House SX677558
A socket stone stands on a low base, near the south-west corner of Hill House, Ugborough. A granite socket stone, square at the base and octagonal above, with ribbed corner shoulders. No trace of the original socket hole which has no doubt been cut away when the stone was hollowed out to form a trough.
Socket stone 0.91 by 0.91 metres by 0.43 metres high. Inside 0.66 metres in diameter by 0.17 metres deep.

Historic England, 2018, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV360653.

Designation includes socket stone of large medieval cross in garden which is not the original site. Circa late 14th to 15th century, granite, square to octagonal, with large cushion-stops slightly keeled.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360653National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2018. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. [Mapped feature: #110514 ]
SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 217, (Vol 2), sketch.

Associated Monuments

MDV91209Related to: Hill House, Ugborough (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 9 2018 12:22PM