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HER Number:MDV2377
Name:Modern cross at Urgles, Meavy

Summary

Urgles, Goodameavy. A modern cross of rectangular section, erected on the site of an ancient cross, by the roadside outside the moor gate, opposite Urgles Farm. Socket stone of the original cross (PRN 2371) removed to the garden of Goodameavy House.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 535 648
Map Sheet:SX56SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishMeavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishMEAVEY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX56SW/8

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (Early 20th Century to Mid 20th Century - 1901 AD to 1935 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1880-1899, First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map (Cartographic). SDV336179.

'Cross (remains of)' depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey Map.

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 313/315 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.

Urgles, Goodameavy. A modern cross of rectangular section, erected on the site of an ancient socket-stone, by the roadside outside the moor gate, opposite Urgles Farm, half a mile east of Goodameavy Bridge. The ancient socket-stone, roughly circular in shape (Type A), now lies in the garden of Goodameavy House, near the bridge, where it forms the base of a memorial cross to the son of a former occupier.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX56SW5 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV337034.

Stone cross at Urgles (Type 1). The old socket stone has been removed to the garden of Goodameavy House and a modern cross erected on its location.

National Trust, 1984, Goodameavy, Devon, 14 (Report - Survey). SDV337035.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

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. 313/315.
SDV336179Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1880-1899. First Edition Ordnance 25 inch map. First Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital).
SDV337034Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX56SW5. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV337035Report - Survey: National Trust. 1984. Goodameavy, Devon. National Trust Archaeological Survey Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 14.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #84228 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV2371Related to: Cross at Goodameavy House (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Nov 29 2019 2:17PM