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HER Number:MDV14116
Name:Incised Cross Fragment at Gisperdown Farmstead, South Brent

Summary

Incised cross fragment found in a wall on Dockwell Ridge is now in the farmyard at Gisperdown farm

Location

Grid Reference:SX 699 630
Map Sheet:SX66SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishSouth Brent
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH BRENT

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66SE/170/6
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: 442145

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1979, Supplementary notes on the ancient stone crosses of Devon, 141-2 Photograph (Article in Serial). SDV240506.

The cross fragment found in a wall on Dockwell Ridge is now in the farmyard at Gisperdown farm.


National Monument Record, 2015, Pastscape, 442145 (Website). SDV357603.

The head portion of a rough Dartmoor type cross stood just inside the gate of Gisperdown Farm (now built into the wall). It has lost one arm and bears an incised cross on each face. It was found in the South-East boundary wall of Dockwell Ridge.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV240506Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1979. Supplementary notes on the ancient stone crosses of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 111. A5 Paperback. 141-2 Photograph.
SDV357603Website: National Monument Record. 2015. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website. 442145.

Associated Monuments

MDV7390Related to: Cross head found on Dockwell Ridge, South Brent (Monument)
MDV13300Related to: Gisperdown Farmhouse, South Brent (Building)
MDV113245Related to: Gisperdown Farmstead, South Brent (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Aug 9 2016 4:19PM