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HER Number:MDV18423
Name:Cross Shaft from Throwleigh Barton

Summary

The lower end of a granite cross shaft was found at Throwleigh Barton during restoration work. It now stands in the churchyard.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 668 907
Map Sheet:SX69SE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishThrowleigh
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTHROWLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX69SE/91
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (XIV - 1301 AD to 1400 AD (Between))

Full description

Greeves, T., 06/09/1982, Cross Shaft (Worksheet). SDV350259.

Site visit 3rd September 1982. A major portion of lower end of granite cross shaft was recovered from the wall housing the stairs in Throwleigh Barton in 1982. The surviving portion of the cross shaft is 1.22 metres long and rectangular in section with four chamfered edges and a tenon at its base. Possibly of Masson Phillips' type C and could be one of the cross fragments recorded in the village before 1872.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1984, Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon (Seventh Paper), 153 (Article in Serial). SDV345276.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1987, Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon (Eighth Paper), 249 (Article in Serial). SDV350260.

Now set up in a new socket stone in the churchyard.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345276Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1984. Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon (Seventh Paper). Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 116. Paperback Volume. 153.
SDV350259Worksheet: Greeves, T.. 06/09/1982. Cross Shaft. Worksheet. [Mapped feature: #9012 ]
SDV350260Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1987. Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon (Eighth Paper). Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 119. Paperback Volume. 249.

Associated Monuments

MDV93569Related to: Cross Shaft in Throwleigh Churchyard (Monument)
MDV33269Related to: Throwleigh Barton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Apr 25 2014 1:13PM