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HER Number:MDV5358
Name:St Brannock's Church Cross, Braunton


Churchyard cross at St Brannock' Parish Church. Possibly of Saxon date, restored in 16th century.


Grid Reference:SS 489 370
Map Sheet:SS43NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBraunton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishBRAUNTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS43NE/12/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • CROSS (VIII to XVII - 701 AD to 1700 AD (Between))

Full description

Brushfield, T. N., 1892, The Church of All Saints, East Budleigh. Part 2, 319 (Article in Serial). SDV15399.

Churchyard cross was restored during the reign of Mary. Parish accounts records: "1556, for pentyng of the Palm Cross, 3s.0d. ".

Horner, W., 1991, St Brannock's Church Cross (Personal Comment). SDV341448.

May be the same cross (as the Palm Cross).

Haggerty, F. M., 1991, St. Michael's Chapel, Braunton: A Survey of the Standing Remains, 12 (Un-published). SDV83681.

There was a Saxon stone cross in the village centre, but this was moved to the cemetery in the 17th century.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV15399Article in Serial: Brushfield, T. N.. 1892. The Church of All Saints, East Budleigh. Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 24. Unknown. 319.
SDV341448Personal Comment: Horner, W.. 1991. St Brannock's Church Cross. Unknown.
SDV83681Un-published: Haggerty, F. M.. 1991. St. Michael's Chapel, Braunton: A Survey of the Standing Remains. A4 Stapled + Digital. 12.

Associated Monuments

MDV185Related to: Braunton, St Brannock's Parish Church (Building)
MDV189Related to: The Palm Cross, St Brannock's Churchyard, Braunton (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 13 2009 9:57AM