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HER Number:MDV4153
Name:Cross 180 metres south-east of Old Sowtontown Farm, Peter Tavy

Summary

Wayside Cross. Medieval. Roughly dressed granite. Short Latin cross which has had left arm cut off. Iron rod set in back suggests it has been used as a gate-post and may not be in its original position.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 516 761
Map Sheet:SX57NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishPeter Tavy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX57NW/42

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Cross, about one mile east of Harford Bridge and a mile and a quarter south of peter Tavy. Type A. A cross of rough rectangular section, with one arm broken off, in use as a gatepost at a corner in the lane to the old house. Coxtor.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1938, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part II, plate 30, figure 4 (Article in Serial). SDV6308.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX57NW47, 9/8/1950 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV225567.

Stone cross of moorland granite 1.25 metres high, cross-section 0.2 metres by 0.3 metres. One arm missing.


Ordnance Survey, 2016, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV359352.

'Stone Cross (remains of)' depicted on the modern mapping.


Historic England, 2016, National Heritage List for England, Accessed 04/07/2016 (National Heritage List for England). SDV359353.

PETER TAVY SX 57 NW 9/73 Cross at SX 516762 - II
Wayside Cross. Medieval. Roughly dressed granite. Short Latin cross which has had left arm cut off. Iron rod set in back suggests it has been used as a gate-post and may not be in its original position.
Listing NGR: SX5165876169


National Monument Record, 2016, Pastscape (Website). SDV359354.

Cross has been moved because of road widening and is now at SX51657616, standing free form the hedgebank. It is 1.2 metres high, 0.2 metres thick in section and 0.5 metres across the shaft and single remaining arm (9/10/1980).
As described by Ordnance Survey in 1980. The remains of one of the iron gate hangers protrudes from the rear face (30/11/1991). (National Monuments Record, citing Ordnance Survey).

Sources / Further Reading

SDV225567Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX57NW47. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index. 9/8/1950.
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.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #24647 ]
SDV359353National Heritage List for England: Historic England. 2016. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital. Accessed 04/07/2016.
SDV359354Website: National Monument Record. 2016. Pastscape. http://www.pastscape.org.uk. Website.
SDV6308Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1938. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 70. A5 Hardback. plate 30, figure 4.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 4 2016 2:53PM