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HER Number:MDV18245
Name:Former site of Leapra Cross, North Bovey


Following its discovery the Leapra Cross (PRN 8787) was moved here to the grounds of North Bovey Manor House in the early 20th century where it stayed for a number of years. It was returned to its present location in 1937.


Grid Reference:SX 731 844
Map Sheet:SX78SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishNorth Bovey
Ecclesiastical ParishNORTH BOVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX78SW/36/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Tyler, F. C., 1924 - 1925, Cross at North Bovey, 345 (Article in Serial). SDV283490.

Stone cross in private grounds of North Bovey Manor House. Cross in relief on both faces.

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 329 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.

This is the same cross as SX78SW/55 (PRN 8787), which was moved to the manor house in the early 20th century but was returned to its original location in 1937.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV240502Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1937. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 69. A5 Hardback. 329.
SDV283490Article in Serial: Tyler, F. C.. 1924 - 1925. Cross at North Bovey. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 13. Unknown. 345.

Associated Monuments

MDV13521Related to: Bovey Castle, North Bovey (Building)
MDV8787Related to: Leapra Cross, North Bovey (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 16 2016 11:26AM