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HER Number:MDV29205
Name:Gatepost north of Widecombe

Summary

Gatepost. Possibly medieval. A slightly tapering granite monolith, roughly oblong in section and about 1.5m high. At the top of the north-east face, above the gate-catch, is an incised cross (doe).

Location

Grid Reference:SX 716 770
Map Sheet:SX77NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWidecombe in the Moor
DistrictTeignbridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWIDECOMBE IN THE MOOR

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX77NW/274
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GATE PIER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296633.

Doe/hhr:widecombe-in-the-moor/(-/-/1986)198.


Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV296634.

Masson phillips, e. N. /tda/supplementary notes on the ancient stone crosses of devon/(1984)p 153.


Department of Environment, Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV329769.

Gatepost. Possibly medieval. A slightly tapering granite monolith, roughly oblong in section and about 1.5m high. At the top of the north-east face, above the gate-catch, is an incised cross (doe).


Masson Phillips, E. N., Untitled Source (Migrated Record). SDV5785.

It could be of significance since it stands close to the 15th century churchway (masson phillips).


Byng, B., 2005, Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts (Un-published). SDV357004.

Gatepost south-west side entrance to Kingshead Farm, Widecombe, granite artefact, possibly medieval. Microchipped 13/10/2005.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV296633Migrated Record:
SDV296634Migrated Record:
SDV329769Migrated Record: Department of Environment.
SDV357004Un-published: Byng, B.. 2005. Dartmoor National Park. Phase 2 Microchip Project. Vulnerable Roadside Artefacts. A4 Ring Bound.
SDV5785Migrated Record: Masson Phillips, E. N..

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV6557 - Microchip project - vulnerable roadside objects

Date Last Edited:May 20 2016 11:57AM