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HER Number:MDV1286
Name:Stumpy Cross, Silverton Park


Cross formerly stood at Stumpy Cross, south of Silverton at SS95270178. Removed by Lord Egremont in the 1830s-40s and erected in Silverton Park. Mansion at Silverton demolished in 1901, now known as Combesatchfield.


Grid Reference:SS 972 026
Map Sheet:SS90SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSilverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSILVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS90SE/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (Constructed, Post Medieval to XIX - 1540 AD? to 1830 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV45015.

Masson philips, e. /tda/71(1939)239-240/supplementary notes on the ancient stone crosses of devon. First paper.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV45016.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV45017.

Phillips, e. M. /dcnq/20(1938-1939)133,227,387-388/"cross" place-names near silverton.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV45018.

Hoskins, w. G. /dcnq/20(1938-1939)184-185/"cross" place-names near silverton.

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV45019.

Chalk, l. J. /dcnq/20(1938-1939)330/"cross" place-names near silverton.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, Untitled Source (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV24.

Stumpy cross. At crossroads 1 1/2 km. South of silverton. A cross did formerly exist at stumpy cross. It was removed by lord egremont about 100 years ago and placed in the shrubbery in silverton park (combe sackville) where it still stands (chalk). Vis=14/8/1967 (os). The remains of the cross at ss97240266, consists of a socket stone with broached corners and a shaft broken off flush with the top of the stone (os).

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 418, (Vol 4) (Un-published). SDV360833.

Silverton Park
A cross stands in the shrubbery of Silverton Park, it formerly stood at Stumpy Cross, a crossroads about 0.75 mile south of Silverton. The cross was removed by Lord Egremont in the 1830s or 40s to his grounds at Silverton Park (see related record).
The mansion of Silverton Park was demolished in 1901. Recorded in 1939, the cross was placed in the shrubbery of Silverton Park, now named Combe Sackville where it still stands, and may be viewed by courtesy of the owner.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV24Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 418, (Vol 4).
SDV45015Migrated Record:
SDV45016Migrated Record:
SDV45017Migrated Record:
SDV45018Migrated Record:
SDV45019Migrated Record:

Associated Monuments

MDV37810Related to: Stumpy Cross, Silverton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 15 2018 4:01PM