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HER Number:MDV5249
Name:Huntingdon Cross, Dean Prior

Summary

Huntingdon Cross, on the moor, close to the bank of the Avon near its confluence with the Western Wellabrook. Type A. A cross of rough rectangular section set up amongst stones, near the wall of Huntingdon Warren enclosure. Another of the crosses mentioned in the 1557 inquisition on the bounds of Brent Moor, and also serves to mark a ford across the River Avon.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 664 661
Map Sheet:SX66NE
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishDean Prior
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishLYDFORD

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX66NE/60

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (Early Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Burnard, R., 1890, Dartmoor Pictorial Records, Vol 1, page 48 (Article in Serial). SDV346960.


Page, J. L. W., 1895, An Exploration of Dartmoor and its Antiquities, with some account of its borders, with some account of its borders, 248 (Monograph). SDV344985.


Baring Gould, S., 1900, A Book of Dartmoor, 210 (Monograph). SDV277387.


Crossing, W., 1902, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Dartmoor, 15-20 (Monograph). SDV178385.


Crossing, W., 1912 (1965), Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor, 367 (Monograph). SDV320981.


Masson Phillips, E. N., 1937, The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I, 311 (Article in Serial). SDV240502.

Huntingdon Cross, on the moor, close to the bank of the Avon near its confluence with the Western Wellabrook. Type A. A cross of rough rectangular section set up amongst stones, near the wall of Huntingdon Warren enclosure. Another of the crosses mentioned in the 1557 inquisition on the bounds of Brent Moor, and also serves to mark a ford across the River Avon.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1950, SX66NE26 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV226039.

A stone cross in position as shown on field sheet. Measures 1.4 metres in height, width across arms is 0.5 metres (04/05/1950).


Robinson, R., 1977-1979, South Brent Parish Checklist (Worksheet). SDV151046.

(March 1978) Cross as described above.


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

'Huntingdon Cross' is depicted on the modern mapping.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV151046Worksheet: Robinson, R.. 1977-1979. South Brent Parish Checklist. South Brent Parish Checklist. A4 Single Sheet.
SDV178385Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1902. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Dartmoor. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Dartmoor. Unknown. 15-20.
SDV226039Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1950. SX66NE26. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV240502Article in Serial: Masson Phillips, E. N.. 1937. The Ancient Stone Crosses of Devon: Part I. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 69. A5 Hardback. 311.
SDV277387Monograph: Baring Gould, S.. 1900. A Book of Dartmoor. A Book of Dartmoor. Unknown. 210.
SDV320981Monograph: Crossing, W.. 1912 (1965). Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Crossing's Guide to Dartmoor. Hardback Volume. 367.
SDV344985Monograph: Page, J. L. W.. 1895. An Exploration of Dartmoor and its Antiquities, with some account of its borders, with some account of its borders. An Exploration of Dartmoor and its Antiquities. Unknown. 248.
SDV346960Article in Serial: Burnard, R.. 1890. Dartmoor Pictorial Records. Dartmoor Pictorial Records. 1. Unknown. Vol 1, page 48.
SDV359352Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2016. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #32887 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jul 22 2016 3:09PM