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HER Number:MDV121521
Name:Socket stone at Barkingdon Manor


Brought from Buckfastleigh by the owners in 2009, not to be confused with MDV7918; refers to a previous socket stone and cross shaft recorded at Barkingdon in the 1970s, sold off in the 1990s.


Grid Reference:SX 778 655
Map Sheet:SX76NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishStaverton
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSTAVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (Constructed, XV to Post Medieval - 1401 AD? to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 602, (Vol 5), sketch (Un-published). SDV360833.

Barkingdon Manor SX778655
A probable socket stone lies on the right of the approach to Barkingdon Manor House. A socket stone, octagonal in shape with a chamfered top edge, it has been hollowed out to form a trough. The socket stone was brought from Buckfastleigh by the present owners of Barkingdon Manor, in 2009.
Socket stone 0.78 metres by 0.38 metres high (octagonal). Inside circular 0.55 metres in diameter.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 602, (Vol 5), sketch. [Mapped feature: #110838 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV7918Related to: Site of a socket stone at Barkingdon Manor (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2018 5:04PM