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HER Number:MDV121631
Name:Socket stone by Germansweek churchyard

Summary

A socket stone stands by the south porch of the church. Square at the base, the sides rise vertically for 0.12 metres then slope inwards to form a smaller top surface. It has an oblong socket hole and is made of local stone, without any inscriptions on any surface.

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, Late Medieval - 1401 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 613, (Vol 5) sketch, photograph (Un-published). SDV360833.

Germansweek Churchyard SX438942
A socket stone stands by the south porch of the church. Square at the base, the sides rise vertically for 0.12 metres then slope inwards to form a smaller top surface. It has an oblong socket hole and is made of local stone, without any inscriptions on any surface.
Socket stone 0.71 by 0.71 metres at base, 0.48 by 0.48 metres at the top. Height 0.22 metres. Socket hole 0.24 by 0.27 metres by 0.12 metres. (Includes photograph).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 613, (Vol 5) sketch, photograph. [Mapped feature: #110976 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2233Related to: Cross in St German's Churchyard (Monument)
MDV121111Related to: Cross shaft by Germansweek churchyard (Monument)
MDV2232Related to: Germansweek, St German's (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Mar 29 2018 8:59AM