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HER Number:MDV21585
Name:Cross at Buckland Barton, Braunton


A cross which formerly stood somewhere in the parish of Braunton was recorded in the grounds of Buckland in the early 20th century. It's present location is unknown.


Grid Reference:SS 483 377
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status

  • SHINE: Traditional Listed Building (Grade II) Farm Buildings and historic parkland, orchards and field boundaries marked on nineteenth century mapping at Grade II* Buckland Manor House

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/59
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS43NE 21
  • SHINE Candidate (Yes)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Chanter, J. F., 1908 - 1909, Unknown, 9 (Article in Serial). SDV86204.

A cross, "formerly standing somewhere in Braunton Parish, now in the grounds of Buckland."

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1938, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part II, 308 (Article in Serial). SDV6308.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1953, SS43NE21 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV342433.

Medieval Cross - site of.
1. [Marginal] In the grounds of Buckland is a cross which formerly stood somewhere in Braunton Parish.
2. The owner of Buckland estate was unable to supply any information regarding the existence of a cross on the property and field investigation failed to locate same.

Watson, A., 2007-2017?, Devon Crosses, 53, (Vol 1) (Un-published). SDV360833.

Braunton Parish
A cross is reputed to stand somewhere in Braunton parish; recorded in 1938 by the reverend J F Chanter.

University of Southampton, 2018, North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment, No. 498 (Interpretation). SDV361978.

Buckland Cross marked on historic maps.

Ordnance Survey, 2019, MasterMap 2019 (Cartographic). SDV362729.

Buckland Barton marked.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV342433Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1953. SS43NE21. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV360833Un-published: Watson, A.. 2007-2017?. Devon Crosses. Mixed Archive Material + Digital. 53, (Vol 1).
SDV361978Interpretation: University of Southampton. 2018. North Devon Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. RCZAS. Digital. No. 498.
SDV362729Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2019. MasterMap 2019. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #11466 Map object arbitrary, based on this source. The location of the cross is unknown., ]
SDV6308Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1938. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 70. A5 Hardback. 308.
SDV86204Article in Serial: Chanter, J. F.. 1908 - 1909. Unknown. Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries. 5. Unknown. 9.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 26 2019 12:56PM