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HER Number:MDV122418
Name:Cross, Between Georgeham and Croyde, Devon

Summary

Cross visible on late 19th and early 20th century mapping. It is presumed to be the location of the palm cross between Georgeham and Croyde. It is no longer depicted on late 20th century maps.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 452 390
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGeorgeham
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishGEORGEHAM

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 2563

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (XIX to XX - 1880 AD to 1953 AD (Pre))

Full description

South West Heritage Trust, 1838-1848, Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments (Cartographic). SDV359954.

Fields named 'Lower Cross Close' (Plot 788) and 'Middle Cross Close' (Plot 789) suggest the presence of a cross on 1838-48 Tithe Maps.


Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

Cross marked on Ordnance Survey 1880s-90s First Edition map.


Ordnance Survey, 1953-1969, 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial (Cartographic). SDV352727.

Cross no longer marked on Ordnance Survey 1953-69 National Grid imperial map.


Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J., 2007, The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report (Report - Assessment). SDV339712.

Cross was presumably the location of the palm cross, said to have been present until the 18th century, between Georgeham and Croyde

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #112442 ]
SDV339712Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G. + Manning, P. T. + Valentin, J.. 2007. The North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Phase 1. Archaeological Survey. Summary Report. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.22 (rev.1). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV352727Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1953-1969. 1953-1969 National Grid OS A edition imperial. Digital Mapping. Digital.
SDV359954Cartographic: South West Heritage Trust. 1838-1848. Digitised Tithe Maps and Transcribed Apportionments. Tithe Map and Apportionment. Digital.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Dec 20 2018 12:14PM