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HER Number:MDV124071
Name:Cross base at Blagdon Barton


A cross base


Grid Reference:SX 855 602
Map Sheet:SX86SE
Admin AreaTorbay
Civil ParishTorbay
Ecclesiastical ParishPAIGNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Torbay HER: MTO8889

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Torbay HER record (SMR record). SDV361984.

Imported from Torbay HER

Phillips, E.M., 1954, Transactions of the Devonshire Association, p.182 (Article in Serial). SDV362422.

In the courtyard of the ancient Manor house at Blagdon Barton, standing at the foot of a wall on the east side, is a large socket stone, which has been hollowed out to form a trough. It is made of granite. It is square at the base and octagonal above with ribbed corner shoulders. The basin has obliterated any trace of the original socket. The basin has a diameter of 81.3 cm. The stone is 96.5 cm long, 96.5 cm wide and 45.7 cm high

Sources / Further Reading

SDV361984SMR record: Torbay HER record.
SDV362422Article in Serial: Phillips, E.M.. 1954. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. . 86. p.182.

Associated Monuments

MDV123967Related to: Blagdon Manor House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 26 2019 7:02PM