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HER Number:MDV3611
Name:Cross on crossroads on the road to Two Bridges

Summary

Site of a cross, removed to the green in front of Buckfast Abbey Church in the early-mid 20th century.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 513 746
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishWhitchurch
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishWHITCHURCH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57SW/19

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 314 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.

Cross, stands at the crossroads 4 kilometres from Tavistock, on the road to Two Bridges. Type B. The upper portion of a cross of octagonal section (hollow chamfered) with one arm broken away. The other arm and the head are intact and are straight, as is the shaft. At present buried under the garden in front of the window of the old smithy.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1938, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part II, 304 (Article in Serial). SDV6308.

Unearthed in 1938 and re-erected in the vicinity by the Dartmoor Preservation Association. Now set up in the circular green in front of Buckfast Abbey Church.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1943, Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon. (Third Paper), 261 (Article in Serial). SDV320746.

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. 314.
SDV320746Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1943. Supplementary Notes on the Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon. (Third Paper). Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 75. A5 Hardback. 261.
SDV6308Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1938. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 70. A5 Hardback. 304. [Mapped feature: #21061 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV7847Related to: Stone cross west of St. Mary's Abbey Church, Buckfast (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 21 2016 12:16PM